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Analysis Ethical debate

Are advance directives legally binding or simply the starting point for discussion on patients’ best interests? Legal advice

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b4693 (Published 26 November 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4693

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Usage statistics: November 2009 to November 2018

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