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(p. 141) Determining a Patient’s Capacity to Refuse Dialysis and Die: When Professional Competence and Credentials Do Not Overlap 

(p. 141) Determining a Patient’s Capacity to Refuse Dialysis and Die: When Professional Competence and Credentials Do Not Overlap
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(p. 141) Determining a Patient’s Capacity to Refuse Dialysis and Die: When Professional Competence and Credentials Do Not Overlap
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James DuBois

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195385298.003.0017
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date: 30 May 2020

This case discusses a patient's capacity to dialysis refusal and the right to die. The chapter presents a discussion of the key ethical issues, a summary of the primary ethical conundrums prevalent in the work setting, and a final reflection in retrospect regarding how the ethical quandary was handled.

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