Ethics Committee Core Curriculum
- Developing and
a Medical Futility Policy: One Hospital's Experience by Stephen Wear,
Ph.D., Benjamin Phillips, R.N., Sally Shimmel, R.N., John Banas, M.D.
from University of Pittsburgh Consortium Ethics
Medical Futility in End-of-Life Care was adopted at the Interim
Meeting of the House of Delegates on December 10, 1996.
- Commenting on Medical
from Risk Management and
End-of-life Care (Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical
Institutions, Inc) Issue Editor: Denise A. Bisaillon; Vol. 16, No. 2, May
Caplan AL. Odds
and Ends: Trust and the Debate over Medical Futility (Editorial). Ann
Int Med 1996; 125:688-689.
Schneiderman LJ, Jecker NS, Jonsen AR. Medical
Futility: Response to Critiques. Ann Int Med 1996; 125:669-674.
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