Initiating and Withdrawing Life Support
Ruark, John Edward
NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE 318(1): 25-30, 7 January 1988
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Ruark, John Edward; Raffin, Thomas Alfred (Stanford University Medical Center Committee on Ethics, 1988-01-07)Issues in initiating and withdrawing life support are discussed in an article co-authored by the Stanford University Medical Center Committee on Ethics and two of its physician members. Recent court decisions involving life ...
O'Callahan, Julianne G.; Fink, Carol; Pitts, Lawrence H.; Luce, John M. (1995-09)OBJECTIVE: To characterize the withholding or withdrawing of life support from patients with severe head injury. SETTING: San Francisco General Hospital, a city and county hospital with a Level I trauma center. DESIGN: ...