Rethinking Life-Sustaining Measures: Questions for Queensland
QUT, Brisbane, Qld
99 Pages Posted: 15 Jul 2016
Date Written: 2005
This paper comprehensively reviews the Queensland legislation that governs decisions to withhold and withdraw life-sustaining medical treatment. It identifies a number of problems with the current law and suggests ways in which it might be improved.
Keywords: Withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining medical treatment, End of life decision-making, Advance directives, Adult guardianship law, Law reform
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