Resuscitation of the Terminally Ill
Canadian Medical Association Journal 1987 February 15; 136(4): 424A-424B
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Ginn, Diana; Zitner, David (1995-04)Where there are clear clinical indications that a patient suffering from a terminal illness would not benefit from cardiopulmonary resuscitation, there is no legal or ethical requirement that CPR be discussed with the patient ...
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