Medical Decision-Making in the Last Six Months of Life: Choices About Limitation of Care
Fried, Terri R.
Gillick, Muriel R.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 1994 Mar; 42(3): 303-307.
Advance Directives; Aged; Allowing to Die; Alternatives; Biomedical Technologies; Cancer; Chronically Ill; Consent; Decision Making; Dementia; Diagnosis; Drugs; Evaluation; Evaluation Studies; Family Members; Home Care; Hospices; Hospitals; Life; Living Wills; Medical Records; Mortality; Palliative Care; Patient Care; Patient Participation; Patients; Physicians; Quality of Life; Records; Resuscitation; Resuscitation Orders; Selection for Treatment; Surgery; Survey; Terminal Care; Terminally Ill; Third Party Consent; Wills;
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Fried, Terri R.; Gillick, Muriel R. (1994-03)
Gillick, Muriel R.; Fried, Terri (1995)With the passage by virtually every state legislature of healthcare proxy laws, the medical profession increasingly can expect to rely on the participation of surrogates in making decisions on behalf of incompetent patients. ...
Fried, Terri R.; Gillick, Muriel R. (1995)Traditionally, surrogates have been involved principally in making decisions about life-sustaining treatment for incompetent individuals. Today, surrogates are increasingly called upon to make everyday medical decisions ...