Life and Death Choices After Cruzan
LAW, MEDICINE AND HEALTH CARE 19(1-2): 9-12, Spring-Summer 1991
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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 ...
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 ...