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Table 2 Reasons selected by junior doctors for not commencing antibiotics (n = 67)*

From: Junior medical doctors’ decision making when using advance care directives to guide treatment for people with dementia: a cross-sectional vignette study

Reasons n %
The most important consideration is following the patient’s wishes 32 48
The most important is that the law requires me to follow the ACD 1 1.5
Both of the above considerations are equally important 32 48
  1. *Total does not sum to 67 due to missing responses