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Specialists at legal risk if patients do not have advance care directives


Specialists are at risk of legal action if their patients do not have advance care directives in place outlining their end of life requirements, experts warn. Patients and their carers could potentially sue for assault if given inappropriate treatment at the end of life,  according to Professor Colleen Cartwright, Professor of Aged Care at Southern ...

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