Teaching resuscitation skills using the newly deceased
C Ginifer, AM Kelly
MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA | AUSTRALASIAN MED PUBL CO LTD | Published : 1996
In many hospital emergency departments doctors learn life-saving technical skills on patients who have recently died. This longstanding practice is justified as providing training that cannot be offered in any other way. But can it continue without the informed consent of relatives and the general approval of the public?