Medical Specialists Prefer to Withdraw Familiar Technologies When Discontinuing Life Support
Christakis, Nicholas A.
Asch, David A.
Journal of General Internal Medicine 1995 September; 10(9): 491-494
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Christakis, Nicholas A.; Asch, David A. (1995-09)OBJECTIVE: To assess how members of different specialties vary in their decisions about which form of life support to withdraw. The hypothesis was that each specialty would be more comfortable withdrawing its "own" form of ...
Asch, David A.; Christakis, Nicholas A. (1996-02)Some physicians caring for critically ill patients have preferences for withdrawing some forms of life support over others, even after the decision to withdraw life support has already been made. Past research has attempted ...