Publications (3)3.45 Total impact
- Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 12/2012; 9(4):507-8. · 0.59 Impact Factor
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ABSTRACT: Findings from a Queensland coronial inquest highlight the complex clinical, ethical and legal issues that arise in end-of-life care when clinicians and family members disagree about a diagnosis of clinical futility. The tension between the law and best medical practice is highlighted in this case, as doctors are compelled to seek family consent to not commence a futile intervention. Good communication between doctors and families, as well as community and professional education, is essential to resolve tensions that can arise when there is disagreement about treatment at the end of life.The Medical journal of Australia 04/2012; 196(6):404-5. · 2.85 Impact Factor
- BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 01/2012; 345:e5850.