Ethical Aspects of Life-Saving and Life-Sustaining Technologies
In: Maehle, Andreas-Holger; Geyer-Kordesch, Johanna, eds. Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on Biomedical Ethics: From Paternalism to Autonomy? Burlington, VT: Ashgate; 2002: 119-128.
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Distinguishing Between Life-Saving and Life-Sustaining Treatments: When the Physician and Spouse Disagree. Part 1: The Ethical Case Part 2: Ethical Analysis Watne, Kara; Donner, Terry A. (1995-01)There is a fine distinction between life-saving measures and life-sustaining ones. In the case presented below the husband of a wife with cancer did not understand the continuation of life-sustaining treatment after the ...