Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: nurses and the law
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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: nurses and the law

Julia Wood Research assistant, Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University and St George’s, University of London, London
Paul Wainwright Professor of nursing, Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University and St George’s, University of London, London

This article updates nurses on the laws governing cardiopulmonary resuscitation in relation to patients who have capacity at the time of admission to hospital, and promotes thoughtful ethical practice.

Nursing Standard. 22, 4,35-40. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.10.22.4.35.c4619

Correspondence

jwood@hscs.sgul.ac.uk

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