Life and Death Choices After Cruzan: Case Law and Standards of Professional Conduct
Gostin, Larry and Weir, Robert F.
MILBANK QUARTERLY 69(1): 143-173, 1991
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Gostin, Larry; Weir, Robert F. (1991)Medical practitioners often feel obligated to use all available procedures to sustain patients' lives. A review of case law indicates, however, that practitioners who abate treatment that is contrary to people's known ...
Gostin, Larry (1991)...The Cruzan decision almost abandons any federal constitutional protection for incompetent patients. The Court held that a state is entitled, but not required, to insist that relatives prove by "clear and convincing" evidence ...