A Moment in Human Development: Legal Protection, Ethical Standards and Social Policy on the Selective Non-Treatment of Handicapped Neonates
American Journal of Law and Medicine. 1985 Spring; 11(1): 31-78.
Allowing to Die; Brain; Brain Pathology; Child Abuse; Clinical Ethics; Clinical Ethics Committees; Congenital Disorders; Decision Making; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Federal Government; Government; Health; Infants; Judicial Action; Legal Aspects; Life; Newborns; Neonates; Parents; Persistent Vegetative State; Physicians; Privacy; Prognosis; Public Policy; Quality of Life; Regulation; Risks and Benefits; Selection for Treatment; Self Concept; Social Interaction; Standards; Suffering; Terminally Ill; Utilitarianism; Value of Life; Withholding Treatment;
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Decisions to Abate Life-Sustaining Treatment for Nonautonomous Patients: Ethical Standards and Legal Liability for Physicians After Weir, Robert F.; Gostin, Larry (1990-10-10)The lives of hopelessly ill patients often are prolonged because physicians are uncertain of the legal consequences of discontinuing life-sustaining treatment, particularly when a patient lacks decision making capacity. ...