Doctors may be ignorant of treatments for intractable symptoms

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6992.1466b (Published 03 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1466

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  1. Richard Sloan
  1. Medical director Joseph Weld Hospice, Dorchester DT1 2SL

    EDITOR,—In his review of “Death on Request,” in which a Dutch patient with motor neurone disease was shown being given euthanasia by his general practitioner, Peter Millard was critical of the “vanity” which the doctor showed.1 I felt that he showed great compassion …

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