Autonomy's Responsibility: A Gloss on the Wanglie Affair
Miles, Steven H.
HEALTH PROGRESS 1991 December; 72(10): 30-31, 62
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Miles, Steven H. (1992-03)The case of Helga Wanglie involved a conflict between the medical team, which concluded that a respirator was providing no medical benefit to the 87-year-old woman and should therefore be discontinued, and Ms. Wanglie's family ...
Miles, Steven H. (1991)Hospital policies...have a very limited role in addressing the substantive issue of authority with regard to nonbeneficial therapies. First, they could not be limited, as Mishkin suggests, to persons in a persistent vegetative ...