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Family
2014
UK

Doctors must involve families in ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ notices for patients

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A 'Do Not Resuscitate' Notice was put in the Mrs Tracey's medical notes without consulting her or her family. The doctors' failure to consult breached her right to personal autonomy and to respect for private and family life.

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