Respect for the Developmentally Disabled and Forgoing Life-Sustaining Treatment
Nelson, Lawrence J.
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews 2003; 9(1): 3-9
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Foregoing Life-Sustaining Treatment for Adult, Developmentally Disabled, Public Wards: A Proposed Statute McKnight, Deborah K.; Bellis, Maureen (1992)This Article proposes a procedure for making decisions to forego life-sustaining treatment for adult, developmentally disabled, public wards who are not competent to make health care decisions. Few commentators or cases ...
Veatch, Robert M. (1993-03)While substantial progress has been made in reaching a moral and policy consensus regarding forgoing life-sustaining treatment, several holes exist in that consensus where more public discussion and moral analysis are needed. ...