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The Ethics of Artificial Feeding
Family Decision Making on Trial: Who Decides for Incompetent Patients?
Two state courts recently have ruled on the issue of who may make decisions about life-sustaining treatment for incompetent patients. In
Attitudes of Japanese and Japanese-American Physicians Towards Life-Sustaining Treatment
Summary: Doctors in different countries have different approaches to bioethical problems. We studied how attitudes to life-sustaining treatment for terminally ill patients differ in Japan and the USA by administering ...
Strategies for Culturally Effective End-of-Life Care
As a result of profound worldwide demographic change, physicians will increasingly care for patients from cultural backgrounds other than their own. Differences in beliefs, values, and traditional health care practices ...