Henry S. Perkins, MD
Acknowledgments: The author thanks Lawrence Kimmel, PhD; Susan Bagby, MA; and The University of Texas Health Science Center Faculty Ethics and Humanities Journal Club, who made thoughtful suggestions about earlier drafts.
Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.
Requests for Single Reprints: Henry S. Perkins, MD, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900.
Perkins HS. Controlling Death: The False Promise of Advance Directives. Ann Intern Med. 2007;147:51–57. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-147-1-200707030-00008
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