When Life Support Is Futile
Hansen-Flaschen, John H.
Chest. 1991 Nov; 100(5): 1191-1192.
Allowing to Die; Communication; Consent; Decision Making; Family Members; Futility; Goals; Hospitals; Institutional Policies; Life; Organizational Policies; Organizations; Patients; Persistent Vegetative State; Physicians; Prognosis; Prolongation of Life; Quality of Life; Treatment Refusal; Uncertainty; Withholding Treatment;