Smith, Martin L.
June 2008
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer2008, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p237
Academic Journal
The article presents criticism for the Texas Advance Directives Act (TADA) that permits discontinuation of life-nourishing treatment. Short-comings of TADA include the need for a greater provisions and safeguards to prevent due process in every individual case under consideration. It contends that medical inappropriateness review is a better procedural example in light of the function of the TADA-mandated review.


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