Futile Treatment and the Ethics of Medicine
Jecker, Nancy S.
Philosophy and Public Policy. 1995 Winter; 15(1): 10-14.
Allowing to Die; Caring; Children; Congenital Disorders; Consensus; Consultation; Decision Making; Dissent; Discrimination; Ethics; Futility; Guidelines; Hospitals; Indigents; Infants; Institutional Policies; Life; Medical Ethics; Medicine; Minority Groups; Moral Obligations; Newborns; Organizations; Parents; Physicians; Prematurity; Professional Organizations; Prognosis; Prolongation of Life; Quality of Life; Referral and Consultation; Refusal to Treat; Renal Dialysis; Social Discrimination; Suffering; Terminology; Treatment Outcome; Uncertainty; Values;
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Schneiderman, Lawrence J.; Jecker, Nancy S. (1996)In conclusion, it is ethically imperative that physicians make clear to patients and the lay public that although medicine has important obligations, it does not have unlimited obligations, and although medicine has great ...