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Title:

Legal and medical aspects of the management of cardiac implantable electronic devices in patients toward the end of life

Creator:

Zoń, Anna Maria   Zoń, Katarzyna Maria

ORCID:

0000-0002-4286-4486   0000-0001-5175-2091

Subject and Keywords:

patient’s consent   the obligation to be provided with medical information   patient’s autonomy   cardiac implantable electronic devices   medical futility

Abstract:

At the beginning of our considerations, it should be pointed out that cardiovascular diseases are the reason for almost half of deaths in Poland. Some disorders of the cardiovascular system are treated with cardiac implantable electronic devices.The aim of this paper is a comprehensive analysis of the issue regarding management of cardiac implantable electronic devices (peacemaker and cardioverter-defibrillator). In this respect it is significant to explain the legal status of these devices and the basic medical issues in the above scope (the type of devices, their similarities and differences). It is necessary for further consideration. In the scientific paper the management of cardiac implantable electronic devices both in legal and medical aspects is studied. In this context such problems as the patient’s consent and the obligation to be provided with medical information are analysed. In addition it should indicate how, why, when and in which scope the devices could be managed. What is more, the subject matter is taken into consideration concerning medical futility.Finally, the conclusions of the analysis are presented.

Place of publishing:

Wrocław

Publisher:

Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

Contributor:

Jabłoński, Mariusz. Red.   Babińska-Górecka, Renata. Red.

Date issued:

2020

Date copyrighted:

2020

Identifier:

ISSN 0137-1134  
ISSN 0239-6661

DOI:

10.19195/0137-1134.123.11

Source:

PAd P 101660 II

Language:

pol   eng

Relation:

Acta Universitatis Wratislaviensis, ISSN 0239-6661, No 3996. Przegląd Prawa i Administracji, ISSN 0137-1134, 2020, 123, s. 167-183

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Czasopisma Naukowe w Sieci (CNS)

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