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End of life GP Survey – In the News

John Kerr posted in on July 24th, 2015.

A survey of GPs medical decision making in end-of-life situations has been widely covered in the New Zealand media. The research, published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal, surveyed 650 GPs, specifically regarding the last death at which they were the attending doctor. Of the 359 GPs who reported making end-of-life medical decisions, 4.5 […]

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GP Survey explores end of life decisions – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on July 24th, 2015.

A new survey of New Zealand GPs shows that many make decisions about end of life care that may indirectly or directly hasten death. Caring for a patient at the end of their life is an unenviable challenge faced by many general practitioners. A new survey by researchers at the University of Auckland has canvassed […]

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