The Limits of Proxy Decision Making: Overtreatment
Fried, Terri R.
Gillick, Muriel R.
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 1995 Fall; 4(4): 524-529
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Fried, Terri R.; Gillick, Muriel R. (1995)Traditionally, surrogates have been involved principally in making decisions about life-sustaining treatment for incompetent individuals. Today, surrogates are increasingly called upon to make everyday medical decisions ...
Gillick, Muriel R.; Fried, Terri (1995)With the passage by virtually every state legislature of healthcare proxy laws, the medical profession increasingly can expect to rely on the participation of surrogates in making decisions on behalf of incompetent patients. ...