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BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 31 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:752

Spain likely to legalise “living wills” for terminally ill patients: The Spanish senate agreed last week to discuss an “advance directives” law already in effect in Catalonia. If, as anticipated, it is eventually approved in the congress, any citizen who has drawn up an advance directive will have the right to reject measures aimed at prolonging life unnecessarily. Also last …

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