The Clinical Management of Dying Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation: A Survey of Physician Practice
Chest. 1994 Sep; 106(3): 880-888.
Advance Directives; Aged; Allowing to Die; Attitudes; Double Effect; Drugs; Dying Patients; Family Members; Intensive Care Units; Methods; Morality; Patients; Physicians; Prognosis; Resource Allocation; Risks and Benefits; Suffering; Survey; Terminal Care; Terminally Ill; Treatment Refusal; Ventilators; Withholding Treatment;
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A Multi-Institutional Study of Care Given to Patients Dying in Hospitals: Ethical and Practice Implications Faber-Langendoen, Kathy (1996-10-14)BACKGROUND: Relatively little attention has been paid to how physicians care for dying patients once an initial decision to forgo life-sustaining treatment is made. OBJECTIVES: To describe characteristics of patients ...