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Table 6 Reasons selected by junior doctors for not commencing treatment (n = 21)

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 6 29
The most important is that the law requires me to follow the ACD 1 5
Both of the above considerations are equally important 14 67