Doctors need to swot up on end-of-life laws: research

By Julia Medew
Updated August 29 2014 - 12:09am, first published August 11 2014 - 7:59am
Research suggests that some doctors do not understand laws regarding the withholding and withdrawing of life-sustaining medical treatment. Photo: Jim Rice

Australian patients are at risk of being killed or saved when they do not want to by doctors who do not understand laws regarding the withholding and withdrawing of life-sustaining medical treatment, research suggests.

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