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A right to live at the end of life in the way one would wish or a right to die: is there a difference?

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title = "A right to live at the end of life in the way one would wish or a right to die: is there a difference?",
abstract = "Last Thursday, in a significant judgement in the Court of Protection, Hayden J granted an application allowing the medical team caring for a patient in the minimally conscious state (MCS) to withdraw life-sustaining treatment (clinically assisted nutrition and hydration – CANH).No doubt the case received the media attention that it did because it is the first case in which a judge has sanctioned the cessation of treatment being given to a patient lacking capacity who possesses (a minimum level of) awareness.",
keywords = "minimally conscious state, end of life, right to die, ethics, BIOETHICS",
author = "Suzanne Ost",
year = "2015",
month = "11",
language = "English",
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KW - end of life

KW - right to die

KW - ethics

KW - BIOETHICS

UR - http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/law/blogs/staff/a-right-to-live-at-the-end-of-life-in-the-way-one-would-wish-or-a-right-to-die-/

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