Competence to Terminate Life-Sustaining Care: Ethical and Legal Considerations
Leong, Gregory B.
Silva, J. Arturo
American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 1994 Spring; 2(2): 95-108.
Active Euthanasia; Advance Directives; Aged; Allowing to Die; Assisted Suicide; Coercion; Competence; Comprehension; Consent; Decision Making; Depressive Disorder; Euthanasia; Evaluation; Family Members; Guidelines; Legal Aspects; Legal Rights; Life; Patients; Physicians; Prognosis; Psychiatry; Psychological Stress; Resuscitation; Resuscitation Orders; Rights; Risks and Benefits; Suicide; Third Party Consent; Treatment Refusal; Withholding Treatment;
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