Futility: The Concept and Its Use -- an Educational Resource for Ethics Advisory Committees
Durnan, J. Richard
Trends in Health Care, Law and Ethics. 1994 Summer; 9(3): 19-26.
Advisory Committees; Allowing to Die; Clinical Ethics; Clinical Ethics Committees; Communication; Compassion; Consensus; Decision Making; Disclosure; Education; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Futility; Guidelines; Hospitals; Institutional Policies; Life; Motivation; Paternalism; Patient Care; Patients; Physicians; Prolongation of Life; Refusal to Treat; Resource Allocation; Risks and Benefits; Terminology;