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Ethics in Paediatric Nursing
Ethical Issues in Pediatrics
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 ...
Maternal Brain Death During Pregnancy
Enforcing Patient Preferences: Linking Payment for Medical Care to Informed Consent
To insure that medical interventions take place after informed consent, Kapp proposes that reimbursement for care be linked directly to proof that the treatment was consented to by either the patient or a suitable designated ...
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,