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dc.creatorMiles, Steven H.en
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-05T18:34:06Zen
dc.date.available2015-05-05T18:34:06Zen
dc.date.created1991-08-15en
dc.date.issued1991-08-15en
dc.identifier10.1056/NEJM199108153250713en
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationNew England Journal of Medicine. 1991 Aug 15; 325(7): 512-515.en
dc.identifier.issn0028-4793en
dc.identifier.urihttp://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/gateway?version=1.0&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&atitle=Informed+Demand+for+"non-Beneficial"+Medical+Treatment&title=New+England+Journal+of+Medicine.++&volume=325&issue=7&pages=512-515&date=1991&au=Miles,+Steven+H.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJM199108153250713en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10822/737013en
dc.description.abstractIn the spring of 1991, the Hennepin County [Minn.] Medical Center went to court in an attempt to determine if physicians in its employ were obligated legally to continue treatment they believed was no longer beneficial to their patient, an elderly woman in a persistent vegetative state. The husband and other family members of Helga Wanglie insisted that she be maintained on a respirator against the judgment of her physicians. Wanglie died within days of the trial court's decision (en
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dc.sourceBRL:KIE/34236en
dc.subjectAgeden
dc.subjectAllowing to Dieen
dc.subjectBiomedical Technologiesen
dc.subjectDecision Makingen
dc.subjectEconomicsen
dc.subjectFamily Membersen
dc.subjectFutilityen
dc.subjectHealthen
dc.subjectHealth Careen
dc.subjectHospitalsen
dc.subjectLegal Aspectsen
dc.subjectLifeen
dc.subjectMoral Policyen
dc.subjectPersistent Vegetative Stateen
dc.subjectPhysiciansen
dc.subjectPolicy Analysisen
dc.subjectPrognosisen
dc.subjectProlongation of Lifeen
dc.subjectPublic Policyen
dc.subjectRightsen
dc.subjectVentilatorsen
dc.subjectWithholding Treatmenten
dc.titleInformed Demand for "Non-Beneficial" Medical Treatmenten
dc.provenanceDigital citation created by the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature at Georgetown University for the BIOETHICSLINE database, part of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics' Bioethics Information Retrieval Project funded by the United States National Library of Medicine.en
dc.provenanceDigital citation migrated from OpenText LiveLink Discovery Server database named NBIO hosted by the Bioethics Research Library to the DSpace collection BioethicsLine hosted by Georgetown University.en


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