Applying Futility: Saying No Is Not Enough
Youngner, Stuart J.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 1994 Aug; 42(8): 887-889.
Allowing to Die; Communication; Decision Making; Family Members; Futility; Goals; Life; Minority Groups; Moral Obligations; Motivation; Patients; Physician Patient Relationship; Physicians; Prognosis; Prolongation of Life; Resuscitation; Resuscitation Orders; Risks and Benefits; Socioeconomic Factors; Treatment Outcome; Trust; Uncertainty; Withholding Treatment;
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McCrary, S. Van; Swanson, Jeffrey W.; Youngner, Stuart J.; Perkins, Henry S.; Winslade, William J. (1994)We believe that data indicating the level of agreement among physicians on the issue of futility will advance the debate regarding the appropriateness of physicians' acting as unilateral arbiters of futility. Therefore, ...