The Health Care Directive: Learning How to Draft Advance Care Documents
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 1991 Dec; 39(12): 1221-1228.
Advance Directives; Aged; Allowing to Die; Attitudes; Consent; Decision Making; Evaluation; Evaluation Studies; Goals; Health; Health Care; Life; Living Wills; Patients; Physicians; Prolongation of Life; Resuscitation; Standards; Survey; Terminal Care; Third Party Consent; Values; Withholding Treatment; Wills;
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Emanuel, Linda L.; Emanuel, Ezekiel J. (1989-06-09)Living wills have been endorsed in principle but little used in practice because physicians and patients find them vague and difficult to apply. The authors propose a new advance care document, the Medical Directive, that ...