TITLE

Decisions at the end of life

AUTHOR(S)
Emanuel, Linda L.; Emanuel, Ezekiel J.
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct93, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers advice for health care institutions to guide treatment decisions for incompetent patients who have no advance directives. Guidance from the communities of patients; Instructional directives and proxy designation; Realization of the patient's autonomy; Limitations of directives; Use of advance care documents; Proposal for default guidelines and their accuracy.
ACCESSION #
9402021176

 

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