Ethical Dilemmas in the Treatment of Patients Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Levenson, James L.
Hamric, Ann B.
Psychiatric Medicine. 1989; 7(1): 59-71.
Allowing to Die; Autonomy; Beneficence; Brain; Brain Death; Competence; Consent; Death; Decision Making; Determination of Death; Human Experimentation; Informed Consent; Injuries; Life; Nontherapeutic Research; Obligations to Society; Organ Donation; Paternalism; Patient Care; Patient Care Team; Patient Participation; Patients; Persistent Vegetative State; Physicians; Prognosis; Prolongation of Life; Quality of Life; Rehabilitation; Research; Therapeutic Research; Third Party Consent; Value of Life; Withholding Treatment;
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Winston, Charisse N. (Georgetown University, 2015)An estimated 1.7 million Americans will sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) every year with approximately two-thirds of those injuries being classified as a mild TBI (mTBI). Injury severity and outcome are affected by ...