Abating Treatment With Critically Ill Patients: Ethical and Legal Limits to the Medical Prolongation of Life
Weir, Robert F.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. 455 p.
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Decisions to Abate Life-Sustaining Treatment for Nonautonomous Patients: Ethical Standards and Legal Liability for Physicians After Weir, Robert F.; Gostin, Larry (1990-10-10)The lives of hopelessly ill patients often are prolonged because physicians are uncertain of the legal consequences of discontinuing life-sustaining treatment, particularly when a patient lacks decision making capacity. ...