Understanding the Benefits and Burdens of Tube Feedings
Archives of Internal Medicine. 1989 Sep; 149(9): 1925-1926.
Advance Directives; Aged; Allowing to Die; Artificial Feeding; Cancer; Central Nervous System Diseases; Chronically Ill; Consent; Decision Making; Dementia; Extraordinary Treatment; Family Members; Informed Consent; Life; Patient Care; Physical Restraint; Physicians; Prognosis; Quality of Life; Third Party Consent; Withholding Treatment;
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