Monday, September 29, 2003

End-of-life care and the battle over medical proxy's right to decide.

The Boston Globe published a lengthy article in Sunday's edition about an elderly woman in a locked-in state and the attempts by Mass. General to provide palliative care only, over the objections of her daughter/surrogate decision maker.
posted by tommayo, 8:53 AM

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