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Ethics in Paediatric Nursing
State Interests in Terminating Medical Treatment
Judicial reasoning in termination of treatment decisions has neglected valid state interests in the preservation of life and the ethical integrity of medicine. Courts must balance these interests against individual liberty, ...
Conflicts Between Patients' Wishes to Forgo Treatment and the Policies of Health Care Facilities
The authors explore the question of how the right of patients to refuse life-sustaining treatment can be reconciled with a hospital's or nursing home's differing philosophy of care. They review three recent court cases ...
Court of Appeal Endorses Medical Decision to Allow Baby to Die
Brahams briefly reviews a British Court of Appeals decision,
Cruzan v. Director of Missouri Department of Health: An Ethical and Legal Perspective
(American Medical Association. Office of the General Counsel, 1989-11-24)
In December 1989, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a Missouri right-to-die case,