Care of dying patients in hospitalBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6968.1579 (Published 10 December 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1579
Patients' interests should be put before research
- Nicholas Albery, Director Natural Death Centre
- London NW2 6AA.
EDITOR,—I was shocked by every aspect of the paper on the care of dying patients in hospital, but perhaps most of all by the nature of observer nonparticipant research in this context.1 I have no interest in attacking the researchers concerned, enmeshed as they are in a system not of …