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Contributions of Empirical Research to Medical Ethics
Empirical research pertaining to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), clinician behaviors related to do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders and substituted judgment suggests potential contributions to medical ethics. Research quantifying ...
Do Physicians' Own Preferences for Life-Sustaining Treatment Influence Their Perceptions of Patients' Preferences?
Since physicians are powerful agents in the medical decision-making process and are the ones who ultimately control the treatments and procedures, we posed the following question: Are physicians' actions influenced by ...
Insights Pertaining to Patient Assessments of States Worse Than Death
...Informal conversations amongst clinicians and patients point to the concern that life-sustaining treatment may lead to prolonged life under unacceptable circumstances....Previous research has identified specific circumstances ...
Medical Futility Decisions