Rational Desires and the Limitation of Life-Sustaining Treatment
BIOETHICS 1994 July; 8(3): 191-222
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Savulescu, Julian (1994-07)It is accepted that treatment of previously competent, now incompetent patients can be limited if that is what the patient would desire, if she were now competent. Expressed past preferences or an advance directive are ...
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