Physicians' Quantitative Assessments of Medical Futility
McCrary, S. Van
Swanson, Jeffrey W.
Youngner, Stuart J.
Perkins, Henry S.
Winslade, William J.
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ETHICS 1994 Summer; 5(2): 100-105
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