The Quinlan Case Revisited: A History of the Cultural Politics of Medicine and the Law
Stevens, M. L. Tina
Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. 1996 Summer; 21(2): 347-366.
This article explores the cultural politics of medicine and the law through a historical examination of the case of Karen Ann Quinlan. In viewing the
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