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Deciding to Forego Life-Sustaining Treatment: A Report on the Ethical, Medical, and Legal Issues in Treatment Decisions

United States. President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research
Format
Book; Government Document
Published
Washington, DC : President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1983.
Language
English
SuDoc Number
Pr 40.8:Et 3/L 62/2
Contents
  • The setting of the report
  • The elements of good decisionmaking
  • Additional constraints on a patient's decision
  • Patients who lack decisionmaking capacity
  • Patients with permanent loss of consciousness
  • Seriously ill newborns
  • Resuscitation decisions for hospitalized patients.
Description
554 p. : ill., maps, forms ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • "March 1983."
  • S/N 040-000-00470-0.
  • Item 851-J.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
HEALTH SCIENCES: Gift of Don E. Detmer, MD.
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