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Defending patient autonomy: the case of the challenging spouse


, : Defending patient autonomy: the case of the challenging spouse. Journal of Pain & Palliative Care PharmacoTherapy 23(4): 368-370

A case of a 61-year-old patient with advancing cancer is presented. His care was confounded by his wife challenging the care being delivered. The case report is followed by commentaries on the case from three scholarly perspectives, medicine, philosophy, and law.

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PMID: 19947836

DOI: 10.3109/15360280903324325


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