The Physician's Role in Determining Futility
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 1994 Aug; 42(8): 875-878.
Allowing to Die; Autonomy; Consensus; Decision Making; Ethics; Fraud; Futility; Goals; Justice; Medical Ethics; Medicine; Moral Policy; Patients; Physician's Role; Physicians; Professional Autonomy; Public Participation; Public Policy; Refusal to Treat; Resource Allocation; Risks and Benefits; Suffering; Technical Expertise; Terminally Ill; Values; Withholding Treatment;
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Tomlinson, Tom; Brody, Howard (1990-09-12)It has been suggested that physicians be allowed to withhold resuscitation without seeking patient consent where the procedure would be a futile intervention. These proposals have been criticized on the grounds that such ...