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Title: A perfect storm: fear of litigation for end of life care
Contributor(s): Mitchell, Geoffrey K (author); Willmott, Lindy (author); White, Ben P (author); Piper, Donella  (author)orcid ; Currow, David C (author); Yates, Patsy M (author)
Publication Date: 2019-06
Early Online Version: 2019-05-08
DOI: 10.5694/mja2.50164
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Abstract: A perfect storm arises from a rare confluence of adverse meteorological factors, and is a metaphor for an especially bad situation caused by a combination of unfavourable circumstances ( Health care at the end of life has been significantly disturbed by two converging fronts. The first is very public conversations relating to opioid overuse. The second is the current tension between standard end‐of‐life care and voluntary assisted suicide.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Grant Details: NHMRC/APP1061254
Source of Publication: Medical Journal of Australia, 210(10), p. 441-441.e1
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia
Place of Publication: Australia
ISSN: 0025-729X
Field of Research (FOR): 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified
111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
180199 Law not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 920199 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) not elsewhere classified
920599 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) not elsewhere classified
949999 Law, Politics and Community Services not elsewhere classified
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C5 Other Refereed Contribution to a Scholarly Journal
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