Practical Considerations in Dialysis Withdrawal
Markowitz, Amy J.
Rabow, Michael W.
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 2003 August 13; 290(6): 815
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Cohen, Lewis M.; Germain, Michael J.; Poppel, David M. (2003-04-23)Cessation of life-support treatment is an appropriate option for situations in which the burdens of therapy substantially outweigh the benefits. Decisions to withdraw dialysis now precede 1 in 4 deaths of patients who ...