Does Autonomy Require Informed and Specific Refusal of Life-Sustaining Treatment?
Issues in Law and Medicine. 1989 Winter; 5(3): 321-335.
Advance Directives; Allowing to Die; Artificial Feeding; Autonomy; Competence; Consent; Decision Making; Government; Informed Consent; Judicial Action; Legal Aspects; Legislation; Life; Living Wills; Persistent Vegetative State; Prolongation of Life; Right to Die; State Government; State Interest; Terminally Ill; Third Party Consent; Treatment Refusal; Wills;
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