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What has happened to clinical leadership in futile care discussions?

Brendan F Murphy
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (7): 418-419.
Published online: 7 April 2008

Treating clinicians need to make and own decisions about withholding futile treatment, instead of delegating them to patients’ families who are usually ill equipped to do so

  • Brendan F Murphy

  • Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC.


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