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dc.creatorEisendrath, Stuart J.en
dc.creatorJonsen, Albert R.en
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-05T18:08:11Zen
dc.date.available2015-05-05T18:08:11Zen
dc.date.created1983-04-15en
dc.date.issued1983-04-15en
dc.identifier10.1001/jama.1983.03330390058032en
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationJAMA. 1983 Apr 15; 249(15): 2054-2058.en
dc.identifier.issn0098-7484en
dc.identifier.urihttp://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/gateway?version=1.0&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&atitle=The+Living+Will:+Help+or+Hindrance?&title=JAMA.+&volume=249&issue=15&pages=2054-2058&date=1983&au=Eisendrath,+Stuart+J.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.1983.03330390058032en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10822/722951en
dc.description.abstractAfter reviewing the intended functions of living wills in promoting patient autonomy and facilitating decisions on withholding treatment from the terminally ill, the authors analyze the extent to which living wills have proven useful in the clinical setting. They present two case studies: in one, the living will did facilitate decision making by the physicians and family members; in the other, it would have resulted in a premature cessation of treatment if an institutional ethics committee had not intervened. The authors suggest ways that physicians can best utilize living wills in making appropriate decisions on terminal care. (KIE abstract)en
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dc.sourceBRL:KIE/15414en
dc.subjectAdvance Directivesen
dc.subjectAllowing to Dieen
dc.subjectAutonomyen
dc.subjectCase Studiesen
dc.subjectClinical Ethicsen
dc.subjectClinical Ethics Committeesen
dc.subjectDecision Makingen
dc.subjectEthicsen
dc.subjectEthics Committeesen
dc.subjectEvaluationen
dc.subjectFamily Membersen
dc.subjectInstitutional Ethicsen
dc.subjectLegislationen
dc.subjectLifeen
dc.subjectLiving Willsen
dc.subjectPhysiciansen
dc.subjectQuality of Lifeen
dc.subjectReviewen
dc.subjectRight to Dieen
dc.subjectRisks and Benefitsen
dc.subjectTerminal Careen
dc.subjectTerminally Illen
dc.subjectTreatment Refusalen
dc.subjectWithholding Treatmenten
dc.subjectWillsen
dc.titleThe Living Will: Help or Hindrance?en
dc.provenanceDigital citation created by the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature at Georgetown University for the BIOETHICSLINE database, part of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics' Bioethics Information Retrieval Project funded by the United States National Library of Medicine.en
dc.provenanceDigital citation migrated from OpenText LiveLink Discovery Server database named NBIO hosted by the Bioethics Research Library to the DSpace collection BioethicsLine hosted by Georgetown University.en


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