TITLE

MEDICAL IN APPROPRIATENESS REVIEW: APPROPRIATELY PERFORMED BY A MEDICAL COMMITTEE

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Martin L.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer2008, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p237
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
43879410

 

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