Abating Treatment in the NICU
Weir, Robert F.
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ETHICS 1992 Fall; 3(3): 211-213
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Weir, Robert F. (1992)Three comments about this case [Echenberg, R.J., "Permanently locked-in syndrome in the neurologically impaired neonate," p. 206-208] may be helpful. First, the major concern expressed by Echenberg is procedural in nature. ...
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. ...