No Heroic Measures (1986)
Baxley Media Group
The dramatization examines some of the issues raised in treating elderly incompetent patients. The tape portrays a niece's efforts to have her aunt's feeding tube removed; everyone involved in the woman's care comments, but the permission is denied by the judge. The patient is shown in earlier days as indicating that she would not want to live in an unconscious state.
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