[Advance Directives - Not a Lot of Margin for Error - The Surgeon's View of a Complex Medical-Legal Topic].

@article{Slotta2015AdvanceD,
  title={[Advance Directives - Not a Lot of Margin for Error - The Surgeon's View of a Complex Medical-Legal Topic].},
  author={Jan Erik Slotta and Martin K. Schilling and Michael B. Ghadimi and Otto Kollmar},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Chirurgie},
  year={2015},
  volume={140 4},
  pages={376-81}
}
Since September 1st, 2009, the most recent version of the German "Betreuungsrechtsänderungsgesetz" has been validated by the legislators. It precisely sets out how physicians and nursing staff have to deal with a written declaration of a patient's will. This new law focuses in a special way on advance directives, describes the precise rules for the authors… CONTINUE READING