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Maternal Brain Death During Pregnancy
Old Age and New Policy
In light of the projection of increasing deficits in the present Medicare program, we must rethink our goals for health in old age and curb our insatiable appetite for longer life regardless of expense. The failure ...
Technology and the Allocation of Resources
Right to Die
The Artificial Heart Juggernaut
Permanent implants of artificial hearts have been halted by bad results, but questions about fairness and informed consent have failed to stop manufacturers, surgeons, and hospitals from using mechanical hearts as bridges to ...
In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Life and Death Decision Making, by Baruch A. Brody
Veatch considers the pluralistic casuistry theory advocated by Baruch Brody in his 1988 book,
Whose Life Is It, Anyway?