Ethical Considerations in the Treatment of AIDS Patients in the Intensive Care Unit
Sprung, Charles L.
Critical Care Clinics. 1993 Jan; 9(1): 115-123.
Advance Directives; Aids; Allowing to Die; Artificial Feeding; Consent; Decision Making; Family Members; Futility; Hospitals; Institutional Policies; Intensive Care Units; Life; Mortality; Patient Admission; Patient Participation; Patients; Physicians; Prognosis; Prolongation of Life; Resource Allocation; Selection for Treatment; Terminal Care; Terminally Ill; Third Party Consent;
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