Who Decides Who Decides?
Schneiderman, Lawrence J.
Kalmanson, Alvin G.
Archives of Internal Medicine 1995 April 24; 155(8): 793-796
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Schneiderman, Lawrence J.; Teetzel, Holly; Kalmanson, Alvin G. (1995-04-24)We believe that in the case described herein, the patient's expressed wishes were appropriately honored by the physicians. However, since the patient's agent was constantly at the patient's bedside, it would have been ...
Do Physicians' Own Preferences for Life-Sustaining Treatment Influence Their Perceptions of Patients' Preferences? Schneiderman, Lawrence J.; Kaplan, Robert M.; Pearlman, Robert A.; Teetzel, Holly (1993)Since physicians are powerful agents in the medical decision-making process and are the ones who ultimately control the treatments and procedures, we posed the following question: Are physicians' actions influenced by ...
Do Physicians' Own Preferences for Life-Sustaining Treatment Influence Their Perceptions of Patients' Preferences? a Second Look Schneiderman, Lawrence J.; Kaplan, Robert M.; Rosenberg, Esther; Teetzel, Holly (1997)Previous studies have documented the fallibility of attempts by surrogates and physicians to act in a substituted judgment capacity and predict end-of-life treatment decisions on behalf of patients. We previously reported ...