The Case of Mr. Stevens

Cranford, Ronald E.
September 1991
Issues in Law & Medicine;Fall91, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p199
Academic Journal
Emphasizes the importance of collecting accurate medical facts from the patient in the hypothetical case of a man in a vegetative state whose family members want to withhold feedings. Life expectancy of patients in vegetative state; Independent neurologist appointed by the court; Duty of the physician when there is no hope of recovery of consciousness.


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