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End-of-life care in a case of severe anorexia nervosa and end-stage liver disease

Martin Curtice, Wasan Bajallan, Caroline Winkle

This article reviews a Court of Protection case involving a woman, Ms X, with two severe medical conditions: anorexia nervosa and end-stage liver cirrhosis due to alcohol dependence. Each of these conditions alone warranted end-of-life care planning. When combined, they provided a far more unique and complex presentation because of... Read full article

Do-not-attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) notices and the law

Martin Curtice, Caroline Winkle, Wasan Bajallan

The legal basis and principles for the application and use of do-not-attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) orders has been laid out in the Court of Appeal judgement in Tracey, R v Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & Ors [2014a]. This case involved a 63-year-old woman, Mrs Tracey, who had been... Read full article

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