Social work and end-of-life care

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Document your wishes if you don’t want medical heroics at the end of your life – teaching resources

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130313 CPR articleAn American article on making sure you have documented your wishes if you want to die peacefully and don’t want the medics to try to save you with undue heroics. Refers to American law, but the situation is universal, and there are links to audio and video case examples, which you might find useful if you teach in this field.

Link to: Bakersfield CPR drama could have been prevented by common document – San Jose Mercury News.

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Written by Malcolm Payne

14 March 2013 at 11:22 am

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