Ethical Issues in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Resuscitation 2001 August; 50(2): 135-139
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Autonomy and Paternalism in Geriatric Medicine. the Jewish Ethical Approach to Issues of Feeding Terminally Ill Patients, and to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Rosin, Arnold J.; Sonnenblick, Moshe (1998-02)Respecting and encouraging autonomy in the elderly is basic to the practice of geriatrics. In this paper, we examine the practice of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and "artificial" feeding in a geriatric unit in a ...
Marginally Effective Medical Care: Ethical Analysis of Issues in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Hilberman, Mark; Kutner, Jean; Parsons, Debra; Murphy, Donald J. (1997-12)Outcomes from cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) remain distressingly poor. Overuse of CPR is attributable to unrealistic expectations, unintended consequences of existing policies and failure to honour patient refusal ...
Marco, Catherine A.; Bessman, Edward S.; Schoenfeld, Charles N.; Kelen, Gabor D. (1997-09)OBJECTIVE: To determine current practice and attitudes among emergency physicians (EPs) regarding the initiation and termination of CPR. METHODS: An anonymous survey was mailed to randomly selected EPs. Main outcome measures ...