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The minimally conscious state and treatment withdrawal: W v M

Jackson, Emily (2012) The minimally conscious state and treatment withdrawal: W v M. Journal of Medical Ethics, 39 (9). pp. 559-561. ISSN 0306-6800

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Abstract

This short comment on the Court of Protection decision in W v M draws attention to the primacy the judge gave to the preservation of life and discusses the relative lack of weight accorded to M's previously expressed views.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://jme.bmj.com
Additional Information: © 2012 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd & Institute of Medical Ethics.
Library of Congress subject classification: K Law > KD England and Wales
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Sets: Departments > Law
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2013 08:41
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/53513/

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