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Is your doctor's religion relevant?


The religious beliefs of doctors strongly influence the decisions they make when people are close to death, according to research published in the Journal of Medical Ethics.

Professor of medical sociology Clive Seale and cross bench peer Baroness Finlay debate whether patients should take an interest in their doctor's religious beliefs.

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