The Problem of Medically Futile Treatment: Falling Back on a Preventive Ethics Approach
Journal of Clinical Ethics. 1995 Summer; 6(2): 138-148.
Advance Directives; Allowing to Die; Attitudes; Chronically Ill; Clinical Ethics; Clinical Ethics Committees; Communication; Consensus; Counseling; Consent; Consultation; Disclosure; Ethicists; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Family Members; Futility; Hospitals; Institutional Policies; Legal Aspects; Life; Paternalism; Patients; Physicians; Prolongation of Life; Referral and Consultation; Resuscitation; Resuscitation Orders; Terminally Ill; Third Party Consent;
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