Dominions of surrogate opinions: who is in charge?

J Vasc Surg. 2009 Jan;49(1):249-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2008.10.001.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Choice Behavior / ethics
  • Coma / etiology
  • Comprehension
  • Critical Care / ethics*
  • Critical Care / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Family Relations*
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Humans
  • Living Wills / ethics
  • Marital Status*
  • Patient Rights / ethics*
  • Patient Rights / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Respiration, Artificial
  • Resuscitation Orders / ethics*
  • Resuscitation Orders / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Texas
  • Third-Party Consent / ethics*
  • Third-Party Consent / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures / adverse effects
  • Withholding Treatment / ethics*
  • Withholding Treatment / legislation & jurisprudence