Hospital Policy on Medical Futility - Does It Help in Conflict Resolution and Ensuring Good End-of-Life Care?
Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore 2011 Jan; 40(1): 19-7
This paper aimed to ascertain if hospital policy on medical futility helps in conflict resolution, and in ensuring good end-of-life care.
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Unknown author (American Medical Association. Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, 1999-03-10)Use of life-sustaining or invasive interventions in patients in a persistent vegetative state or who are terminally ill may only prolong the dying process. What constitutes futile intervention remains a point of controversy ...