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Pulling the Plug

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The decision of whether to keep an incompetent patient alive or to end treatment is an ethical dilemma. Nancy Rhoden, a bioethicist and professor of law, believes doctors and hospitals, rather than families, should bear the burden of proof when it comes to court-ordered termination of medical treatment for incompetent patients.
Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 6 Issue 4, Summer 1989, p19-20, por