Withholding or Withdrawl of Life-Sustaining Procuedures
Nevada Revised Statues, Sections 449.540-449.690, 1977
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Ethical Decision Making With End-of-Life Care: Palliative Sedation and Withholding or Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatments Olsen, Molly L; Swetz, Keith M; Mueller, Paul S (2010-10)Palliative sedation (PS) is the use of medications to induce decreased or absent awareness in order to relieve otherwise intractable suffering at the end of life. Although uncommon, some patients undergoing aggressive ...
Attitudes and Behaviors of Japanese Physicians Concerning Withholding and Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Treatment for End-of-Life Patients: Results From an Internet Survey Bito, Seiji; Asai, Atsushi (2007-06-19)BACKGROUND: Evidence concerning how Japanese physicians think and behave in specific clinical situations that involve withholding or withdrawal of medical interventions for end-of-life or frail elderly patients is yet ...