Judgments of Futility: What Should Ethics Committees Be Thinking About?
Ross, Judith Wilson
HEC (Hospital Ethics Committee) Forum. 1991; 3(4): 201-210.
Allowing to Die; Autonomy; Case Studies; Clinical Ethics; Cosmetic Surgery; Consent; Decision Making; Drugs; Economics; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Futility; Goals; Hospitals; Informed Consent; Institutional Policies; Patient Care; Patients; Physician's Role; Physicians; Professional Autonomy; Prognosis; Refusal to Treat; Resuscitation; Resuscitation Orders; Selection for Treatment; Standards; Surgery; Technical Expertise; Values; Withholding Treatment;
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Ethics Committees: Who Will Guard the Guardians; the Limits of Moral Objectivity; Advice and Consent; Why Cases Sometimes Go Wrong Cohen, Cynthia B.; Jennings, Bruce; Veatch, Robert M.; Ross, Judith Wilson (1989)Three commentators explore the accountability of institutional ethics committees and the case review functions they must develop if they are to serve as their own guardians. Recommendations are made about whose conception of ...