Foregoing Life-Sustaining Treatment: What Are the Legal Limits in an Aging Society?
Rothenberg, Karen H.
Saint Louis University Law Journal. 1989 Spring; 33(3): 575-602.
Advance Directives; Aged; Aging; Allowing to Die; Artificial Feeding; Autonomy; Chronically Ill; Competence; Consent; Decision Making; Dementia; Judicial Action; Legal Aspects; Legal Rights; Life; Nursing Homes; Privacy; Prognosis; Quality of Life; Right to Die; Rights; Risks and Benefits; Third Party Consent; Treatment Refusal; Withholding Treatment;
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Foregoing Life-Sustaining Treatment for Adult, Developmentally Disabled, Public Wards: A Proposed Statute McKnight, Deborah K.; Bellis, Maureen (1992)This Article proposes a procedure for making decisions to forego life-sustaining treatment for adult, developmentally disabled, public wards who are not competent to make health care decisions. Few commentators or cases ...