Treatment decisions for patients without surrogates: rethinking policies for a vulnerable population

J Am Geriatr Soc. 1997 Mar;45(3):369-74. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.1997.tb00956.x.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Advance Directives
  • Advisory Committees
  • Committee Membership
  • Decision Making*
  • Ethics Committees / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Ethics Committees, Clinical*
  • Ethics, Medical
  • Health Policy / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Humans
  • Informed Consent / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Judicial Role
  • Legal Guardians / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Life Support Care / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Mental Competency / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Patient Advocacy / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Persons*
  • Risk Assessment
  • United States
  • Vulnerable Populations*
  • Withholding Treatment