Medical Futility, Treatment Withdrawal and the Persistent Vegetative State
Mitchell, Kenneth R.
Kerridge, Ian H.
Lovat, Terence J.
JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ETHICS 1993 June; 19(2): 71-76
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