https://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/1001/p1555.html

Oct 1, 2000 ... Withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining therapies is ethical and medically appropriate in some circumstances. This article summarizes the ...

https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/ethics/withholding-or-withdrawing-life-sustaining-treatment

When facing decisions about withholding or withdrawing life- sustaining treatment the physician should: (a) Review with the patient the individual's advance ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3995268/

Withholding or withdrawing a life-sustaining treatment tends to be very challenging for health care providers, patients, and their family members alike. When a ...

https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/life-sustaining_treatment

Medical procedures that would only prolong the process of dying or sustain a condition of permanent unconsciousness. A patient who is receiving life- sustaining ...

https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/life-sustaining-treatment

Life-sustaining therapies are frequently withheld or withdrawn. Ethically and legally, the decision to withhold or withdraw therapies is guided by the principle of ...

https://www.clevelandclinic.org/bioethics/policies/policyonlifesustaining/ccfcode.html

Aug 16, 2005 ... Life-sustaining treatment is any medical intervention, technology, procedure, or medication that forestalls the moment of death, whether or not ...

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/140/3/e20171905

However, in some circumstances, the balance of benefits and burdens to the child leads to an assessment that forgoing life-sustaining medical treatment ( LSMT) ...

https://oxfordmedicine.com/view/10.1093/med/9780199656097.001.0001/med-9780199656097-chapter-108

Life-sustaining treatment (LST) is any treatment that serves to prolong life without reversing the underlying medical condition, and includes cardiopulmonary ...

http://ccn.aacnjournals.org/content/32/3/14.full

Jun 14, 2012 ... The issue of withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment came to the attention of the American public in 1976 when Karen Ann Quinlan's parents ...

https://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)64096-2/fulltext

In addition, alterations have occurred in the forgoing of life-sustaining treatments. This commentary focuses on the more recent changes in physician beliefs and ...