Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 32, Issue 8, pp 1234–1237 | Cite as

The dying patient: new Israeli legislation

End of Life: National Legislations

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Medical Ethics UnitShaare Zedek Medical CenterJerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care MedicineHadassah Hebrew University Medical CenterJerusalemIsrael

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