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  1. R. Robertson (1982). Book Reviews: Sociological Impressionism: A Reassessment of Georg Simmel's Social Theory: By David Frisby, London: Heinemann, 1981,Pp Xi 190 $14.95, 13.25. [REVIEW] Theory, Culture and Society 1 (1):94-97.score: 1890.0
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  2. G. C. Robertson (1879). MIND. A Quarterly Review, Etc., Edit. By G. C. Robertson. October 1878. Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 7:98 - 101.score: 1260.0
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  3. G. C. Robertson (1877). MIND: A Quarterly Review, Etc., Edited by G. C. Robertson. Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 3:546 - 550.score: 1260.0
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  4. G. Philip Robertson, Scott L. Collins, David R. Foster, Nicholas Brokaw, Hugh W. Ducklow, Ted L. Gragson, Corinna Gries, Stephen K. Hamilton, A. David McGuire & John C. Moore (2012). Long-Term Ecological Research in a Human-Dominated World. BioScience 62 (4):342-353.score: 1260.0
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  5. G. Croom Robertson (1877). MIND. A Quarterly Review, Etc., Edited By. G. Croom Robertson. July 1877. London. Revue Philosophique de la France Et de l'Etranger 4:340 - 342.score: 1260.0
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  6. Arthur M. Glenberg, David A. Robertson, Michael P. Kaschak & Alan J. Malter (2003). Embodied Meaning and Negative Priming. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (5):644-647.score: 1230.0
    Standard models of cognition are built from abstract, amodal, arbitrary symbols, and the meanings of those symbols are given solely by their interrelations. The target article (Glenberg 1997t) argues that these models must be inadequate because meaning cannot arise from relations among abstract symbols. For cognitive representations to be meaningful they must, at the least, be grounded; but abstract symbols are difficult, if not impossible, to ground. As an alternative, the target article developed a framework in which representations are grounded (...)
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  7. David G. Robertson (2002). A Patristic Theory of Proper Names. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 84 (1):1-19.score: 900.0
    In the fourth-century Greek theologian Basil of Caesarea is found a discussion of the signification of proper names, which appears to pick up some points from earlier ideas about language. He undertakes an analysis of proper names in response to his theological opponents. I will argue that Basil presents a theory which in some respects anticipates modern description theories. Basil has an idea of the role of cognition in a theory of naming. (edited).
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  8. Brian A. Smith, Ellen Wright Clayton & David Robertson (2011). Experimental Arrest of Cerebral Blood Flow in Human Subjects The Red Wing Studies Revisited. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 54 (2):121-131.score: 900.0
    Aircraft with increasingly high performance were important to the war effort in World War II. Changes in technology allowed aircraft to reach faster speeds and to complete missions at higher altitudes. With these changes came new obstacles for pilots who had to tolerate these stresses. Of primary concern to the U.S. War Department was the loss of consciousness that often occurred with high-speed maneuvers and especially during pull-up after dive-bombing missions. In some cases, pilots would experience up to 9G of (...)
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  9. John Robertson (2012). David Hume's Political Economy. Hume Studies 37 (1):123-127.score: 900.0
    This collection of papers is as welcome as it is overdue. As its editors observe in their introduction, the reference point for studies of Hume’s economic thinking has remained Eugene Rotwein’s “Introduction” to his volume David Hume: Writings on Economics (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press) since its publication in 1955. The conference from which these papers derive was convened forty-eight years later, in 2003, and the volume was another five years in preparation (while this review, in turn, has taken (...)
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  10. John Robertson (2011). David Hume's Political Economy (Review). Hume Studies 37 (1):123-127.score: 900.0
    This collection of papers is as welcome as it is overdue. As its editors observe in their introduction, the reference point for studies of Hume’s economic thinking has remained Eugene Rotwein’s “Introduction” to his volume David Hume: Writings on Economics (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press) since its publication in 1955. The conference from which these papers derive was convened forty-eight years later, in 2003, and the volume was another five years in preparation (while this review, in turn, has taken (...)
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  11. W. Scott McLean, Eldridge M. Moores & David A. Robertson (2000). Nature and Culture. In Robert Frodeman & Victor R. Baker (eds.), Earth Matters: The Earth Sciences, Philosophy, and the Claims of Community. Prentice Hall. 1--141.score: 870.0
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  12. David Robertson (2008). The Heirs of Plato: A Study of the Old Academy (347–274 B.C.) (Review). Classical World 102 (1):85-87.score: 810.0
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  13. David R. Foster, Freeman A. Hrabowski Iii, Susan Musante, Sheri Potter, Myrna E. Watanabe, G. Philip Robertson, Scott L. Collins, Nicholas Brokaw, Hugh W. Ducklow & Ted L. Gragson (2012). 1. Cover Cover Free Content. BioScience 62 (4).score: 810.0
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  14. David Robertson (2010). Plato's Forms in Transition: A Reading of the Parmenides (Review). Classical World 104 (1):111-112.score: 810.0
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  15. G. Philip Robertson, Janet C. Broome, Elizabeth A. Chornesky, Jane R. Frankenberger, Paul Johnson, Mark Lipson, John A. Miranowski, Elizabeth D. Owens, David Pimentel & Lori Ann Thrupp (2004). Rethinking the Vision for Environmental Research in US Agriculture. BioScience 54 (1):61.score: 810.0
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  16. Charles E. Rosenberg & John A. Robertson (forthcoming). David W. Kissane is an Academic. Hastings Center Report.score: 810.0
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  17. Chris Robertson & Paul A. Fadil (1999). Ethical Decision Making in Multinational Organizations: A Culture-Based Model. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 19 (4):385 - 392.score: 600.0
    The purpose of this paper is to analyze the relationship between national culture and ethical decision making. Established theories of ethics and moral development are reviewed and a culture-based model of ethical decision making in organizations is derived. Although the body of knowledge in both cross-cultural management and ethics is well documented, researchers have failed to integrate the influence of cultural values into the ethical decision-making paradigm. A conceptual understanding of how managers from different nations make decisions about highly ethical (...)
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  18. Ritchie Robertson (2004). Kafka: A Very Short Introduction. OUP Oxford.score: 600.0
    'When Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from troubled dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous insect ...' So begins Franz Kafka's most famous story Metamorphosis. -/- Franz Kafka (1883-1924) is among the most intriguing and influential writers of the twentieth century. During his lifetime he worked as a civil servant and published only a handful of short stories, the best known being The Transformation. All three of his novels, The Trial, The Castle, and The Man Who (...)
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  19. Vivian Zayas, Joshua A. Tabak, Gul Gunaydy@ 4n, Jeanne M. Robertson & Jacob Miguel Vigil (2009). A Social-Cognitive Model of Human Behavior Offers a More Parsimonious Account of Emotional Expressivity. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 32 (5):407.score: 600.0
    According to socio-relational theory, men and women encountered different ecologies in their evolutionary past, and, as a result of different ancestral selection pressures, they developed different patterns of emotional expressivity that have persisted across cultures and large human evolutionary time scales. We question these assumptions, and propose that social-cognitive models of individual differences more parsimoniously account for sex differences in emotional expressivity.
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  20. Rebecca S. Dresser & John A. Robertson (1989). Quality of Life and Non-Treatment Decisions for Incompetent Patients: A Critique of the Orthodox Approach. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 17 (3):234-244.score: 540.0
  21. John A. Robertson (2003). A Response to "Crossing Species Boundaries" by Jason Scott Robert and Françoise Baylis. American Journal of Bioethics 3 (3):64-65.score: 540.0
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  22. A. Robertson (1890). A Greek Story of St. Michael, Edited by Max Bonnet Narratio de miraculo a Michaele Archangelo Chonis patrato, adjecto Symeonis Metaphrastae de eadem re libello. Edidit Max Bonnet, (pp. xlvi. 36. Paris, Hachette et Cie.: 1890.) 3 francs. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 4 (08):368-369.score: 540.0
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  23. John A. Robertson (1991). What We May Do with Preembryos: A Response to Richard A. McCormick. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 1 (4):293-302.score: 540.0
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  24. A. Robertson (1893). St. Basil on the Holy Spirit, by C. F. H. Johnston The Book of St. Basil the Great on the Holy Spirit: A Revised Text with Notes and Introduction, by C. F. H. Johnston. (Oxford. 1892. Crown 8vo. Pp. Lxiv, 180. 7s. 6d.). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 7 (06):267-269.score: 540.0
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  25. A. Robertson (1888). The Origin of the Leicester Codex of the New Testament. By J. Rendel Harris, M.A. (Camb. Univ. Press. 1887. Pp. 66. 4to.). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 2 (08):252-.score: 540.0
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  26. Duncan A. Robertson (2003). Agent-Based Models of a Banking Network as an Example of a Turbulent Environment: The Deliberate Vs. Emergent Strategy Debate Revisited. Emergence 5 (2):56-71.score: 540.0
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  27. A. T. Robertson (1920). A Grammar of the Greek New Testament in the Light of Historical Research. Journal of Hellenic Studies 40:210.score: 540.0
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  28. John A. Robertson (1993). Policy Issues in a Non-Heart-Beating Donor Protocol. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 3 (2):241-250.score: 540.0
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  29. A. Robertson (1894). Robinson's Philocalia of Origen The Philocalia of Origen. The Text Revised with a Critical Introduction and Indices : By J. Armitage Robinson, Norrisian Professor of Divinity in the University of Cambridge. (Cambridge University Press, 1893. Pp. Lii. 278.). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 8 (09):416-417.score: 540.0
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  30. Redmond G. O'Connell, Paul M. Dockree, Mark A. Bellgrove, Simon P. Kelly, Robert Hester, Hugh Garavan, Ian H. Robertson & John J. Foxe (2007). The Role of Cingulate Cortex in the Detection of Errors with and Without Awareness: A High-Density Electrical Mapping Study. European Journal of Neuroscience 25 (8):2571-2579.score: 540.0
     
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  31. A. T. Robertson (1909). A Short Grammar of the Greek New Testament. Journal of Hellenic Studies 29:147.score: 540.0
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  32. A. Robertson (1890). Batiffol's Studia Patristica Studio, Patristica. Études, Etc. Publiées Par l'Abbé P. Batiffol. Ier Fascicule: Le Livre de la Prière d'Aseneth: Étude Sur l'Origine de Ce Livre Apocryphe de l'A.T., Texte Grec Inédit Et Version Latine Inédite du Xiii. Si`Cle (Incomplete, Pp. 1—80, 8vo. Paris, Leroux. 1889). 5 Frcs. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 4 (10):472-473.score: 540.0
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  33. John A. Robertson (2004). Extreme Prematurity and Parental Rights After Baby Doe: The Child Abuse Amendments of 1984 Established the Norms for Treating Disabled Newborns, but They Did Not Address the Treatment of Premature Babies. Parents and Physicians Need a Framework for Decisionmaking. A Decision Handed Down Recently by the Texas Supreme Court Is a Step Forward. Hastings Center Report 34 (4):32.score: 540.0
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  34. John A. Robertson (1987). Fetal Tissue Transplant Research is Ethical--A Response to Burtchaell: II. Irb 10 (6):5-8.score: 540.0
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  35. Simon Robertson & Philip A. Ebert (2007). Adventure, Climbing Excellence and the Practice of Bolting. In M. J. McNamee (ed.), Philosophy, Risk, and Adventure Sports. London ;Routledge. 56.score: 480.0
    forthcoming in M. McNamee (ed) Philosophy, Risk and Adventure Sports, Routledge The final draft of a co-authored article with Simon Robertson (Leeds). In this paper we examine a recent version of an old controversy within climbing ethics. Our organising topic is the ‘bolting’….
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  36. David Robertson (2009). Plato on Conversation and Experience. Philosophy 84 (3):355-369.score: 450.0
    Plato's dialogues show discourse strategies beyond purely intellectual methods of persuasion. The usual assumption is that linguistic understanding depends on a match of inner experiences. This is partly explained by an underlying engagement with the historical Gorgias on discourse and psychology, as well as Parmenides on philosophical logos. In the "Gorgias" and the "Symposium," speakers cannot understand alien experiences by philosophical conversation alone. There is no developed alternative model of understanding in the Platonic dialogues. The difficulties in bringing 'philistine souls' (...)
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  37. Teresa Robertson (2003). Internalism, (Super)Fragile Reasons, and the Conditional Fallacy. Philosophical Papers 32 (2):171-184.score: 450.0
    Abstract David Sobel (2001) objects to Bernard Williams's internalism, the view that an agent has a reason to perform an action only if she has some motive that will be served by performing that action. Sobel is an unusual challenger in that he endorses neo-Humean subjectivism, ?the view that it is the agent's subjective motivational set that makes it the case that an agent does or does not have a reason to φ? (219). Sobel's objection in fact arises from (...)
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  38. David Inglis & Roland Robertson (2006). From Republican Virtue to Global Imaginary: Changing Visions of the Historian Polybius. History of the Human Sciences 19 (1):1-18.score: 450.0
    The ancient Greek historian and political scientist Polybius is not as well known in the present day as figures such as Herodotus, Thucydides, Plato and Aristotle. This is in part due to his having lived in the Hellenistic period, an epoch often thought to be characteristic of Greek cultural and political decline, rather than in the earlier ‘golden age’ of Greek intellectual life in the 5th and 4th centuries BCE. Yet Polybius’s ideas have been of profound importance in modern western (...)
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  39. Simon Robertson (2011). A Nietzschean Critique of Obligation-Centred Moral Theory. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 19 (4):563 - 591.score: 420.0
    Abstract The focal objection of Nietzsche?s critique of morality is that morality is disvaluable because antagonistic to the highest forms of human excellence. Recent advances in Nietzsche commentary have done much to unpack this objection ? an objection which, at first blush, shares certain affinities with worries developed by a number of more recent morality critics. Some, though, have sought to disassociate Nietzsche from these more recent critics, claiming that his critique is directed mainly against moralized culture and that it (...)
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  40. S. Robertson (2012). Some Mixed Strategies Can Evade Pascal's Wager: A Reply to Monton. Analysis 72 (2):295-298.score: 420.0
    The mixed strategy response to Pascal’s Wager avoids Pascal’s conclusion by noting that there are ways to obtain infinite expected utility other than believing in God. We can, for instance, flip a coin and believe in God if the coin lands heads. Bradley Monton has recently argued that rationality requires us to apply mixed strategies repeatedly until we believe in God, and thus that mixed strategies do not evade the Wager. I offer three mixed strategies meet the requirements of rationality (...)
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  41. Simon Robertson (2006). Reasons and Motivation—Not a Wrong Distinction. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 106 (3):391–397.score: 420.0
    This paper responds to Susan Hurley’s attempt to undermine the adequacy of the distinction at the heart of the internalism–externalism debate about reasons for action. The paper shows that Hurley’s argument fails and then, more positively, indicates a neat way to characterize the distinction.
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  42. William T. Ross & Diana C. Robertson (2003). A Typology of Situational Factors: Impact on Salesperson Decision-Making About Ethical Issues. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 46 (3):213 - 234.score: 420.0
    We explore two dimensions of situational factors expected to influence decision-making about ethical issues among sales representatives – universal vs. particular and direct vs. indirect. We argue that these distinctions are important theoretically, methodologically, and managerially. We test our hypotheses by means of a survey of 252 sales representatives. Our results confirm that considering universal and particular and direct and indirect situational factors contributes to our understanding of decision-making about ethical issues within a sales context, specifically willingness to engage in (...)
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  43. Michael Robertson (2011). Symposium: Neuroethics and Mental Health—Old Wine in New Bottles or a Legitimate New Field of Bioethical Inquiry. [REVIEW] Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 8 (1):13-14.score: 420.0
    Neuroethics is a relatively novel field of investigation. Applied to mental health practice and research, neuroethics would seem to enlighten many traditional ethical connundra. This editorial introduces this symposium on neuroethics in the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry.
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  44. Peter Snyder, Molly Hall, Joline Robertson, Tomasz Jasinski & Janice S. Miller (2006). Ethical Rationality: A Strategic Approach to Organizational Crisis. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 63 (4):371 - 383.score: 420.0
    In this paper, we present an ethical and strategic approach to managing organizational crises. The proposed crisis management model (1) offers a new approach to guide an organization’s strategic and ethical response to crisis, and (2) provides a two-by-two framework for classifying organizational crises. The ethically rational approach to crisis draws upon strategic rationality, crisis, and ethics literature to understand and address organizational crises. Recent examples of corporate crises are employed to illustrate the theoretical claims advanced. Finally, the paper provides (...)
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  45. Christopher J. Robertson, Bradley J. Olson, K. Matthew Gilley & Yongjian Bao (2008). A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Ethical Orientations and Willingness to Sacrifice Ethical Standards: China Versus Peru. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 81 (2):413 - 425.score: 420.0
    Despite an increase in international business ethics research in recent years, the number of studies focused on Latin America and China has been deficient. As trade among Pacific Rim nations increases, an understanding of the ethical beliefs of the people in this region of the world will become increasingly important. In the current study 208 respondents from Peru and China are queried about their ethical ideologies, firm practices, and commitment to organizational performance. The empirical results reveal that Chinese workers are (...)
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  46. Christopher J. Robertson, William F. Crittenden, Michael K. Brady & James J. Hoffman (2002). Situational Ethics Across Borders: A Multicultural Examination. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 38 (4):327 - 338.score: 420.0
    Managers throughout the world regularly face ethical dilemmas that have important, and perhaps complex, professional and personal implications. Further, societal consequences of decisions made can be far-reaching. In this study, 210 financial services managers from Australia, Chile, Ecuador and the United States were queried about their ethical beliefs when faced with four diverse dilemmas. In addition, the situational context was altered so the respondent viewed each dilemma from a top management position and from a position of economic hardship. Results suggest (...)
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  47. Christopher J. Robertson, Dane P. Blevins & Tom Duffy (2013). A Five-Year Review, Update, and Assessment of Ethics and Governance in Strategic Management Journal. Journal of Business Ethics 117 (1):85-92.score: 420.0
    Although business ethics has a long history as a core theme within the realm of strategic management it has not received considerable attention in top strategy journals until recently. In this paper, we assess the state of business ethics research published over a 5-year period (2006–2010) in Strategic Management Journal to ascertain whether there has been an increase in business ethics research published in the top strategy outlet. The results of our content analysis reveal that ethics research in SMJ is (...)
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  48. J. M. Robertson (1930). A History of Freethought in the Nineteenth Century. New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons.score: 420.0
    This series is a rewriting, with expansion, of the short section on the 19th century at the close of "A Short History of Freethought.".
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  49. R. C. Miall, M. Malkmus & E. M. Robertson (1996). Sensory Prediction as a Role for the Cerebellum. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 19 (3):466-467.score: 420.0
    We suggest that the cerebellum generates sensory or estimates based on outgoing motor commands and sensory feedback. Thus, it is not a motor pattern generator (HOUK et al.) but a predictive system which is intimately involved in motor behavior. This theory may explain the sensitivity of the climbing fibers to both unexpected external events and motor errors (SIMPSON et al.), and we speculate that unusual biophysical properties of the inferior olive might allow the cerebellum to develop multiple asynchronous sensory estimates, (...)
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  50. G. S. Robertson (1993). Resuscitation and Senility: A Study of Patients' Opinions. Journal of Medical Ethics 19 (2):104-107.score: 420.0
    In the context of 'Do-not-resuscitate' (DNR) decisions, there is a lack of information in the UK on the opinions of patients and prospective patients. Written anonymous responses to questionnaires issued to 322 out-patient subjects showed that 97 per cent would opt for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in their current state of health. In the hypothetical circumstance of having advanced senile dementia only 10 per cent would definitely want CPR, with 75 per cent preferring not to have CPR. There were no significant (...)
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