Intended Goals and Appropriate Treatment: An Alternative to the Ordinary/extraordinary Distinction
Journals of Medical Ethics 1984 September; 10(3): 128-130
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Intended Goals and Appropriate Treatment: An Alternative to the Ordinary/extraordinary Distinction Meyers, Christopher (1984-09)The author maintains that the distinction between ordinary and extraordinary medical treatment has little or no moral value unless one accepts an almost absolute obligation to preserve life. Rejecting such an obligation, ...