Guidelines for state court decision making in life-sustaining medical treatment cases

Hafemeister, Thomas L.
March 1992
Issues in Law & Medicine;Spring92, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p443
Academic Journal
Focuses on the National Center for State Court's project known as the Decision Making Regarding Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment Project (DRLMT). Role of the courts in life-sustaining medical treatment (LSMT) decision making process; Certain courts which felt that LSMT decisions are inherently private medical decisions; Policies to avoid unnecessary LSMT litigation.


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