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Pacemakers and end-of-life decisions.

06:00 EDT 12th May 2011 | BioPortfolio

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Name: JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association
ISSN: 1538-3598
Pages: 1858-9; author reply 1859

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Instructions issued by a physician pertaining to the institution, continuation, or withdrawal of life support measures. The concept includes policies, laws, statutes, decisions, guidelines, and discussions that may affect the issuance of such orders.

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