The Politics of Medical Futility
Taylor, Robert M.
Lantos, John D.
Issues in Law and Medicine. 1995 Summer; 11(1): 3-12.
Allowing to Die; Artificial Feeding; Autonomy; Costs and Benefits; Deception; Decision Making; Economics; Evaluation; Family Members; Futility; Health; Health Care; Health Care Delivery; Health Care Reform; Health Insurance; Health Insurance Reimbursement; Historical Aspects; Hospitals; Insurance; Justice; Life; Moral Obligations; Physician Patient Relationship; Physicians; Politics; Public Policy; Resource Allocation; Resuscitation; Risks and Benefits; Terminology; Treatment Outcome; Ventilators; Withholding Treatment;