The Right of the Elderly to Self-Determination and New York's Legislative Imperative
Tomlinson, A. Kathleen
Pace Law Review. 1988 Winter; 8(1): 63-113.
Adults; Advance Directives; Aged; Allowing to Die; Autonomy; Competence; Consent; Decision Making; Durable Power of Attorney; Family Members; Government; Judicial Action; Law; Legal Aspects; Legal Rights; Legislation; Life; Living Wills; Physicians; Power; Resuscitation; Resuscitation Orders; Right to Die; Rights; State Government; Terminally Ill; Third Party Consent; Treatment Refusal; Withholding Treatment; Wills;
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