Sued for Saving a Life

September 1999
Cortlandt Forum;09/25/99, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p34
Focuses on the trials of a physician sued for providing advanced life support to a patient who was ready to die. Form of malpractice if the patient wants to die; Patient's request not to resuscitated in the event of a cardiac arrest; Settlement of the case; Legal theory; Risk-management principles.


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