Praying for Miracles: Practical Responses to Requests for Medically Futile Treatments in the ICU Setting
Dugan, Daniel O.
HEC (HealthCare Ethics Committee) Forum. 1995 Jul; 7(4): 228-242.
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Effect of Ethics Consultations on Nonbeneficial Life- Sustaining Treatments in the Intensive Care Setting Schneiderman, Lawrence J.; Gilmer, Todd; Teetzel, Holly D.; Dugan, Daniel O.; Blustein, Jeffrey; Cranford, Ronald; Briggs, Kathleen B.; Komatsu, Glen I.; Goodman-Crews, Paula; Cohn, Felicia; Young, Ernle W.D. (2003-09-03)CONTEXT: Ethics consultations increasingly are being used to resolve conflicts about life-sustaining interventions, but few studies have reported their outcomes. OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether ethics consultations in ...