oa South African Family Practice - The principle of proportionality : foregoing / withdrawing life support : review article
Extracted from text ... SA Fam Pract 2005;47(8) 66 CPD Ethics Knapp van Bogaert D, MBA (Kobe), Ph.D. (Kobe), M. Phil. (Stell), D. Phil (Stell) Part-time senior lecturer, Biomedical Ethics - Dept. of Family Medicine & PHC University of Limpopo (Medunsa Campus), Pretoria and SARETI* Ogunbanjo GA, MBBS, MFGP (SA), M Fam Med, FACRRM, FACTM, FAFP (SA) Dept. of Family Medicine & PHC University of Limpopo (Medunsa Campus), Pretoria (SA Fam Pract 2005;47(8): 66-67) Introduction Thirst and hunger are basic physiological conditions that trigger on the search for food and fluids. Both sensations are mediated cortically; therefore, they cannot be present in patients in ..
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