A Personal Choice
Lancet 1997 December 20-27; 350(9094): 1833-1834
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A Consensus-Based Approach to Providing Palliative Care to Patients Who Lack Decision-Making Capacity Karlawish, Jason H.T.; Quill, Timothy; Meier, Diane E. (American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine [ACP-ASIM]. End-of-Life Care Consensus Panel, 1999-05-18)Making palliative care decisions for a patient who lacks decision-making capacity presents several challenges. Other people, such as family and caregivers, must choose for the patient. The goals and values of these decision ...
Karlawish, Jason H.T. (1996-11)OBJECTIVE: To formulate a theory of shared decision making in critical care that accounts for both the legal and ethical warrants for informed consent, and the roles of nurses and patients' family members in shaping decision ...
Karlawish, Jason H.T.; Whitehouse, Peter J. (1998-11)Recent clinical trials of donepezil and vitamin E have produced active therapeutic drugs for the treatment of patients with Alzheimer disease (AD). The AD research community is now in a gray zone between the absence ...