What Role for Surrogate Decision Makers?
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Shalowitz, David I.; Garrett-Mayer, Elizabeth; Wendler, David (2006-03-13)BACKGROUND: Clinicians currently rely on patient-designated and next-of-kin surrogates to make end-of-life treatment decisions for incapacitated patients. Surrogates are instructed to use the substituted judgment standard, ...