Are Physicians' Recommendations to Limit Life Support Beneficial or Burdensome? Bringing Empirical Data to the Debate
White, Douglas B.
Evans, Leah R.
Bautista, Christopher A.
Luce, John M.
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2009 August 15; 180(4): 320-325
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