Best interests: a review of issues that affect nurses' decision making.

@article{Fullbrook2007BestIA,
  title={Best interests: a review of issues that affect nurses' decision making.},
  author={Suzanne Fullbrook},
  journal={British journal of nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 10},
  pages={
          600-1
        }
}
'Best interests' is a term that is often misunderstood and incorrectly applied in practice. This article is the first of three dedicated to an explanation of the legal principles and practical applications of the term when applied to the provision of treatment and care of patients. Elements of the debate are explored that relate to aspects of daily treatment and care and to circumstances where the issue(s) relate to end of life considerations. This first article aims to raise awareness of… CONTINUE READING

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