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Advance directives

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 20 May 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1333
  1. Stuart Horner
  1. Chairman Medical Ethics Committee, BMA, London WC1H 9JP

    EDITOR,—George S Robertson acknowledges the considerable work of the BMA's medical ethics committee in refining the concept of an advance directive in Britain.1 Following the recommendation of the House of Lords Select Committee on Medical Ethics that a code of practice for health professionals should be developed, the BMA, the Royal College of Nursing, and the …

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