Withdrawing Life Support: Who Decides?
Lynn-McHale, Debra J.
American Journal of Nursing. 1995 Nov; 95(11): 47-49.
Aged; Allowing to Die; Case Studies; Clinical Ethics; Clinical Ethics Committees; Consent; Decision Making; Dementia; Dissent; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Family Members; Injuries; Life; Nurses; Paralysis; Patient Care; Patient Care Team; Patients; Prognosis; Resuscitation; Resuscitation Orders; Ventilators; Withholding Treatment;
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