Abuse of Futility
Schneiderman, Lawrence J.
Jecker, Nancy S.
Jonsen, Albert R.
Curtis, J. Randall
Patrick, Donald L.
Caldwell, Ellen S.
Collier, Ann C.
Archives of Internal Medicine 2001 January 8; 161(1): 128-130
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