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Samples and the police

Marc Cornock @Academiclawyer2 Qualified nurse, academic lawyer and senior lecturer, The Open University

What should I do if police ask me to take a blood sample from an unconscious patient?

This is an interesting question given what occurred in Utah in the US in September, when nurse Alex Wubbels was arrested for refusing to take blood at the request of a police officer from an unconscious patient.

Nursing Standard. 32, 20,30-30. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.20.30.s20

Published in print: 10 January 2018

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