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Awake and (only just) aware? A typology, taxonomy and holistic framework for withdrawing clinically assisted nutrition and hydration in the minimally conscious state
Decisions to withdraw clinically assisted nutrition and hydration (CANH) from people in the minimally conscious state are predicated on the question as to whether it is in the individual’s best interests to continue with ...
A Focus Group Content Analysis Study Exploring Cultural and Faith Based Values at End of Life
This case explores the values that were considered to be centrally important by South Asian migrants at end of life. A qualitative approach was used with focus groups as the data collection tool. South Asians were selected ...
Merry and McCall Smith’s Errors, Medicine and the Law
(Journal of Legal Medicine, 2018)
Several years ago Alan Merry and Alexander McCall Smith became deeply concerned by the fact that morally innocent persons could be convicted of manslaughter due to an event that did not involve moral culpability. This ...
A rights-based proposal for managing faith-based values and expectations of migrants at end of life illustrated by an empirical study involving South Asians in the UK
International migration is an important issue for many high-income countries and is a situation that is accompanied by opportunities, as well as challenges. South Asians are the largest minority ethnic group in the United ...
Fears and fallacies: Doctors’ perceptions of the barriers to medical innovation
In 2014, Lord Saatchi launched his ultimately unsuccessful Medical Innovation Bill in the UK. Its laudable aim was to free doctors from the shackles that prevented them from providing responsible innovative treatment. Lord ...