Anxieties as a Legal Impediment to the Doctor-Proxy Relationship: Commentary
Kapp, Marshall B.
Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 1999 Spring; 27(1): 69-73.
Administrators; Advance Directives; Allowing to Die; Attitudes; Consent; Dissent; Emotions; Family Members; Family Relationship; Futility; Health; Health Facilities; Information Dissemination; Institutional Policies; Knowledge; Legal Aspects; Legal Liability; Life; Liability; Malpractice; Motivation; Physicians; Professional Family Relationship; Prolongation of Life; Proxy; Psychological Stress; Public Policy; Risk; Risk Management; Terminal Care; Third Party Consent; Treatment Refusal; Withholding Treatment;
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