The Burden of Decision
Capron, Alexander Morgan
Hastings Center Report. 1990 May/Jun; 20(3): 36-41.
The good reasons for judicial intervention in some bioethics cases do not mean that physicians, administrators, and families should routinely seek to shift the burden of decision to the courts.
Administrators; Allowing to Die; Autonomy; Bioethical Issues; Bioethics; Case Studies; Clinical Ethics; Clinical Ethics Committees; Communication; Competence; Consent; Decision Making; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Family Members; Informed Consent; Judicial Action; Law; Legal Liability; Living Wills; Liability; Medicine; Mother Fetus Relationship; Motivation; Paternalism; Patient Advocacy; Patient Care; Patients; Physician Patient Relationship; Physicians; Pregnant Women; Privacy; Public Policy; Review; Social Impact; State Interest; Third Party Consent; Treatment Refusal; Values; Wills;