End of life care pathways: ethical and legal principles.

P. Allmark, A. Tod

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    Myths have developed surrounding the law and ethical principles in end of life care, which can make care provision at the end of life complex and fraught with potential dilemmas. This article examines three of the most common myths related to the provision of palliative care and highlights their inadequacy when set against the ethical and legal principles on which end of life care pathways are based.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)35-39
    Number of pages4
    JournalNursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)
    Issue number14
    Publication statusPublished - 9 Dec 2009


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