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Decisions Near the End of Life: Resource Allocation Implications for Hospitals
Conclusion: At a time when hospitals are having predictable difficulty accommodating infinite expectations with finite resources, there are still some observers who abhor even the possibility that the cost and volume of ...
Futility and Rationing
Are Hospital Ethics Committees Really Necessary?
Conclusion: Ethics committees are crucial at this point in the history of medicine. They serve as a forum where various ethical issues can be raised, discussed, critically examined, and "where a number of disciplines come ...
The Patient Self Determination Act and "Dax's Case"
Euthanasia and the intertwining issues such as suicide, legal and professional responsibility, and cultural history have been widely discussed. The Patient Self-Determination Act is to be valued for its providing for ...