In re Fiori

Devlin, Maureen M.
September 1996
Issues in Law & Medicine;Fall96, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p189
Academic Journal
Discusses the case entitled `In re Fiori,' wherein the Pennsylvania Supreme Court enumerated the procedures and guidelines for removing life sustaining treatment from previously competent adults who lapse into a persistent vegetative state. Nature and source of rights implicated in the circumstances; Preservation of the right to refuse medical treatment.


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