Doctors, Families and Difficult Decisions: The Implications of the Lawrance Case
Nocon, James J.
Indiana Medicine. 1991 Nov; 84(11): 808-810.
Allowing to Die; Artificial Feeding; Clinical Ethics; Clinical Ethics Committees; Competence; Consensus; Consent; Decision Making; Doctors; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Family Members; Government; Health; Health Care; Judicial Action; Legal Aspects; Legislation; Parents; Patient Advocacy; Patients; Physician's Role; Physicians; State Government; Withholding Treatment;
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