Neil S. Wenger, MD; Kenneth Rosenfeld, MD
Wenger NS, Rosenfeld K. Quality Indicators for End-of-Life Care in Vulnerable Elders. Ann Intern Med. 2001;135:677-685. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-135-8_Part_2-200110161-00006
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2001;135(8_Part_2):677-685.
The physician has an ethical obligation to honor the resuscitation preferences expressed by the patient. Physicians should not permit their personal value judgments about quality of life to obstruct the implementation of a patient's preferences regarding the use of CPR [cardiopulmonary resuscitation]
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