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Potentially incapable patients objecting to treatment: doctors' powers and duties

Kerri Eagle and Christopher J Ryan
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (5): 268. || doi: 10.5694/mja14.00857
Published online: 1 September 2014

In reply: The answer to Dignam's apparently rhetorical question about using “one of the Acts . . . with all the inherent clumsiness that entails” is known and relatively straightforward.

  • Kerri Eagle1
  • Christopher J Ryan2

  • 1 Department of Psychiatry, Justice Health, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Discipline of Psychiatry and Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

Correspondence: kea30788@bigpond.net.au

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