LO BERNARD, M.D.; ALBERT R. JONSEN, Ph.D.
A case of a patient with metastatic cancer raises the issues of patient refusal of treatment, euthanasia, and unintended side effects of therapy. For each management dilemma, there are relevant ethical and legal considerations, justifications, and conclusions. In addition, psychological and social influences on the decision process tend to limit deliberation.
BERNARD L, JONSEN AR. Ethical Decisions in the Care of a Patient Terminally III with Metastatic Cancer: An Ethics Case-Analysis from the Health Policy Program, University of California, San Francisco. Ann Intern Med. ;92:107–111. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-1-107
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(1):107-111.
Ethics, Healthcare Delivery and Policy, Hematology/Oncology.
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