When Is Medical Treatment Futile?
Kopelman, Loretta M.
Allowing to Die; Attitudes; Birth Weight; Child Abuse; Critically Ill; Decision Making; Economics; Federal Government; Futility; Goals; Government; Government Regulation; Infants; Intensive Care Units; International Aspects; Life; Low Birth Weight; Medicine; Morality; Morbidity; Mortality; Newborns; Parents; Pediatrics; Physicians; Prognosis; Prolongation of Life; Quality of Life; Regulation; Resource Allocation; Standards; Suffering; Survey; Terminally Ill; Treatment Outcome; Values; Withholding Treatment;
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Kopelman, Arthur E.; Parker, Joseph Clinton; Ho, George, Jr.; Willson, Charles F.; Kopelman, Loretta M. (2005-09)
Kopelman, Loretta M. (1995-04)A series of cases have crystallized disputes about when medical treatments are useful or futile, and consequently about the doctor-patient relationship, resource allocation, communication, empathy, relief of suffering, ...