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By Madhusree Singh Internist Hospital Medicine VA San Diego Bioethics Narrative Medicine
Dominic Wilkinson, Robert Truog, Julian Savulescu
End-of-life decision-making is controversial. There are different views about when it is appropriate to limit life-sustaining treatment, and about what palliative options are permissible. One approach to decisions of this nature sees consensus as crucial. Decisions to limit treatment are made only if all or a majority of caregivers agree. We argue, however, that it is a mistake to require professional consensus in end-of-life decisions. In the first part of the article we explore practical, ethical, and legal factors that support agreement...
February 2016: Bioethics
Kayhan Parsi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2015: American Journal of Bioethics: AJOB
Raanan Gillon, Roger Higgs
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2015: Journal of Medical Ethics
Peter Eastman, Brian Le
Palliative care involvement in the management of incomplete suicide in patients without terminal illness is rare. This paper documents two such cases and explores some of the clinical and ethical issues raised.
February 2013: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
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