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Position Statement: Certain Aspects of the Care and Management of Profoundly and Irreversibly Paralyzed Patients With Retained Consciousness and Cognition
(American Academy of Neurology. Ethics and Humanities Subcommittee, 1993-01)
Life-Prolonging Treatments Late in Life
Deciding Not to Resuscitate in Dutch Hospitals
The use of do not resuscitate (DNR) orders in Dutch hospitals was studied as part of a nationwide study on medical decisions concerning the end of life. DNR decisions are made in 6 per cent of all admissions, and 61 percent ...
Communication Between Patients and Physicians About Terminal Care: A Survey in Japan
We assessed patient-physician communication about terminal care in Japan by examining the accuracy of physicians' estimation of their patients' preferences as regards (1) information about diagnosis and prognosis, (2) ...
Life After Nancy B