Consent to Medical Treatment and Palliative Care Act Passed in South Australia
Vita 1995 June; 10(2): 3-5
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Pollnitz, Robert (1993-11)
An Act (No. 26 of 1995) to Deal With Consent to Medical Treatment; to Regulate Medical Practice So Far as It Affects the Care of People Who Are Dying; to Repeal the Natural Death Act 1983 and the Consent to Medical and Dental Treatment Act 1985; to Amend the Guardianship and Administration Act 1993 and the Mental Health Act 1993; and for Other Purposes. Date of Assent: 27 April 1995. (The Consent to Medical Treatment and Palliative Care Act 1995) Unknown author (Australia. South Australia, 1995)
Medical Futility and Psychiatry: Palliative Care and Hospice Care as a Last Resort in the Treatment of Refractory Anorexia Nervosa Lopez, Amy; Yager, Joel; Feinstein, Robert E (2010-05)OBJECTIVE: The concept of medical futility is accepted in general medicine, yet little attention has been paid to its application in psychiatry. We explore how medical futility and principles of palliation may contribute ...