An Empirical Study of Surrogates' Preferred Level of Control Over Value-Laden Life Support Decisions in Intensive Care Units
Johnson, Sara K
Bautista, Christopher A
Hong, Seo Yeon
White, Douglas B
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2011 Apr 1; 183(7): 915-21
Despite ongoing ethical debate concerning who should control decisions to discontinue life support for incapacitated, critically ill patients, the perspectives of surrogate decision makers are poorly understood.
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