Towards Guidelines for Withholding and Withdrawal of Life Prolonging Treatment in Neonatal Medicine
Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition. 1994 Jan; 70(1): F66-F70.
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Withholding and Withdrawing Life Sustaining Treatment From Elderly People: Towards Formal Guidelines Doyal, Len; Wilsher, Daniel (1994-06-25)Clinicians often decide either to withhold or to withdraw lifesaving treatment in elderly patients. Considerable disagreement exists about the circumstances in which such actions can be defended. Debates about the scarcity ...