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When Others Must Choose: Deciding for Patients Without Capacity

New York State Task Force on Life and the Law
Format
Book; Government Document
Published
New York, NY : New York State Task Force on Life and the Law, [1992]
Language
English
ISBN
1881268004
Contents
  • The clinical and social context for surrogate decisions
  • Deciding about treatment: rights and responsibilities under existing law
  • Ethical choices, values, and dilemmas
  • Deciding in advance
  • Initiating the surrogate's authority: the determination of incapacity
  • Identifying the surrogate
  • Guidance for surrogate decisions
  • Deciding for children and newborns
  • Bioethics review committees
  • Deciding for adults without surrogates
  • Patients with mental disabilities
  • The obligations of health care professionals
  • Responding to conscience objections
  • Medical futility: defining the limits of the duty to treat
  • Some special issues
  • Withdrawing and withholding treatment
  • The moral significance of intentions
  • Decisions about artificial nutrition and hydration
  • Euthanasia
  • Merging the DNR law with policies for surrogate decisions
  • Promoting surrogate decisions.
Description
xvi, 288 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
  • "March 1992."
  • Includes bibliographical references.
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