Taking Advance Directives Seriously

Taking Advance Directives Seriously

Prospective Autonomy and Decisions Near the End of Life

Book - 2001
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In the quarter-century since the landmark Karen Ann Quinlan case, an ethical, legal, and societal consensus supporting patients' rights to refuse life-sustaining treatment has become a cornerstone of bioethics. Patients now legally can write advance directives to govern their treatment decisions at a time of future incapacity, yet in clinical practice their wishes often are ignored.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, c2001
ISBN: 9780878408689
0878408681
Branch Call Number: 344.7304197 O46
344.7304197 O46
Characteristics: xix, 228 p. ; 24 cm

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