Is It Ok to Agree to Let the Family Withhold Information From a Patient Facing Surgery?
Journal of Hospital Ethics 2010 August; 2(1): 21-23
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The Patient Who Didn't Really Have a Brain Tumor at All: Be Careful Assuming That All Information From Family Members Is Correct Selinger, Steve (Staff of the Center for Ethics at Washington Hospital Center, 2010-08)
Patient Age and Decisions to Withhold Life-Sustaining Treatments From Seriously Ill, Hospitalized Adults Hamel, Mary Beth; Teno, Joan M.; Goldman, Lee; Lynn, Joanne; Davis, Roger B.; Galanos, Anthony N.; Desbiens, Norman; Connors, Alfred F.; Wenger, Neil; Phillips, Russell S. (1999-01-19)BACKGROUND: Patient age may influence decisions to withhold life-sustaining treatments, independent of patients' preferences for or ability to benefit from such treatments. Controversy exists about the appropriateness of ...