Meeting end-of-life care needs for patients in custody

Megan Kendall, Luke Streitberg and Michael H Levy
Med J Aust 2015; 202 (2): . || doi: 10.5694/mja14.01273
Published online: 2 February 2015

To the Editor: The medicolegal complexities of withholding and withdrawing medical treatment in end-of-life (EOL) settings have been discussed in the Journal by White and colleagues.1 EOL care is becoming increasingly important in the incarcerated population, posing unique challenges for health services.

  • Megan Kendall
  • Luke Streitberg
  • Michael H Levy

  • Justice Health Services, ACT Health, Canberra, ACT.


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