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Withholding or withdrawing treatment

Withholding or withdrawing treatment

the ethical and legal issues

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Published by American Health Consultants in Atlanta, GA (67 Peachtree Park Dr., NE, Atlanta 30309) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Right to die -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Terminal care -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Right to die -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
    • Terminal care -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
    • Medical ethics.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMedical ethics advisor.
      StatementNorma L. Creamer, editor.
      ContributionsCreamer, Norma L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3827.E87 W57 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination74 p. ;
      Number of Pages74
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2453825M
      LC Control Number87155577


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Withholding and Withdrawing Life‐Prolonging Medical Treatment: Guidance for Decision An authoritative book on one of the most fundamental and contentious issues for health care professionals decision making and serves as a helpful guidance for any doctor concerned with decisions about life-prolonging treatments in clinical life.

This book is the authoritative statement from the BMA Medical Ethics Department on one of the most fundamental and contentious issues for health care professionals, of when to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging treatment.

This book represents a seminal text on the ethical and legal ramifications on withholding and withdrawing life-prolonging treatment within UK-style medical and legal practices.

The second edition of the text incorporates relevant changes in practice in light the Human Rights Act, and implications of withdrawing treatment in the context of 5/5(1). Withholding or withdrawing treatment 19 Conscientious objection 20 Resource management 21 Part 3: Legal and ethical considerations that apply to all decisions to withhold or withdraw treatment 23 Human Rights Act 23 Fairness and non-discrimination 28 Communication 31 Confidentiality 32 Legal review 34 v.

First of all, I would like to outline the use of the terms ‘withholding treatment’ and ‘withdrawing treatment’. They belong to the conceptual category of ‘medical decisions at the end of life’, including euthanasia.

In contrast to killing, euthanasia only takes place when death is Cited by: 6. When facing decisions about withholding or withdrawing life- sustaining treatment the physician should: Review with the patient the individual’s advance directive, if there is one.

Otherwise, elicit the patient’s values, goals for care, and treatment preferences. Objectives: First, to present the position on the distinction between withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment as expressed in guidelines and examine its relation to the attitudes of health care professionals.

Second, to examine the possible ethical justification of this distinction. Design, setting, and participants: Critical analysis of guidelines on life-sustaining treatment.

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1Manitoba Law Reform Commission, Withholding or Withdrawing Life Sustaining Treatment (Discussion Paper, June ), hereinafter referred to as Withholding or withdrawing treatment book Discussion Paper.

2College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba, Submission to the Manitoba Law Reform Commission Re: Discussion Paper on Withholding or Withdrawing Life-sustaining Treatment (December ).

A general rationale is presented for withholding and withdrawing medical treatment in end-of-life situations, and an argument is offered for the moral irrelevance of the distinction, both in the context of pharmaceutical treatments, such as chemotherapy in cancer, and in the context of life-sustaining treatments, such as the artificial ventilator in lateral amyotrophic sclerosis.

Material and methods: Literature on withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment was assembled and analyzed, and common norms were compared with Norwegian legal regulations. Results: Withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining treatment is not unusual when the treatment. Considerations Regarding Withholding/ Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment was published in and revised in, and   Clinicians often decide either to withhold or to withdraw lifesaving treatment in elderly patients.

Considerable disagreement exists about the circumstances in which such actions can be defended. Debates about the scarcity of resources in the NHS add urgency to the need to resolve this disagreement. Competent elderly patients have a legal and moral right to decide whether to receive.

This is particularly pertinent in issues involving end-of-life decisions such as withdrawing and withholding treatment, medical futility, nutritional feeding and do-not-resuscitate orders.

SPECIAL ARTICLE Withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment: The Canadian Critical Care Society position paper On Behalf of the Canadian Critical Care Society Ethics Committee • Natalie Bandrauk, MDCM, MSc, FRCPC • James Downar, MDCM, MHSc, FRCPC • Bojan Paunovic, MD, FRCPC Received: 14 September /Accepted: 17 October /Published online: 17 November Published in in Malden Mass Oxford by Blackwell Pub This book is the authoritative statement from the BMA Medical Ethics Department on one of the most fundamental and contentious issues for health care professionals, of when to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging treatment.

Considerations Regarding Withholding/ Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment Kansas City Area Ethics Commi ee Consortium of the Center for Practical Bioethics Executive Summary Considerations Regarding Withholding/ Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment was published inand revised in, and The basic principles established.

Explain the difference between withholding and withdrawing treatment. Unit 8 Assignment Seyburn Prudhomme 1. There are four types of advanced directives listed in your text.

Please list and describe three of Order- A do not resuscitate order informs healthcare professionals that a patient does not want extreme measures taken to save his or her [ ]. Consideration of withholding or withdrawing treatment as a sound clinical decision developed as a consequence of the availability of advanced medical technology and the resultant ability to prolong life that in some cases is in fact unwanted prolongation of the dying process.

Start studying Withholding or withdrawing treatment. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Withholding or Withdrawing Treatment at the End of Life. Withholding treatment refers to not beginning a particular treatment, whereas withdrawing treatment refers to stopping a treatment that has been started: “Something temporal, by definition, distinguishes withholding from withdrawing: the historical fact of the initiation of therapy” (Sulmasy and Sugarman,p.

Life-sustaining treatment (LST) is any treatment that serves to prolong life without reversing the underlying medical condition, and includes cardiopulmonary resuscitation, mechanical ventilation, haemodialysis, left ventricular assist devices, antibiotics, and artificial nutrition and hydration.

The appropriate use of LST in seriously ill patients is a controversial topic that continues to. Withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining therapies is ethical and medically appropriate in some circumstances. This article summarizes the American Medical Association's Education for Cited by:   Withholding and Withdrawing Life-prolonging Medical Treatment: Guidance for Guidance for decision making Part 4 Medical considerations that apply to all decisions to withhold or withdraw treatment.

This book is written and edited by members of the Medical Ethics Department of the British Medical Association with advice from the BMA. Abstract Withholding and withdrawing treatment are widely regarded as ethically equivalent in medical guidelines and ethics literature.

Health care personnel, however, widely perceive moral differences between withholding and withdrawing. This second edition of the book has been updated to include information about the Human Rights Act.

This book was the result of a wide ranging consultative exercise by the BMA which revealed the need among all health professionals for guidance on withholding life-prolonging medical treatment, including artificial nutrition, and hydration, in adults and children.

Written by the BMA Medical. Withholding and Withdrawing Life-prolonging Medical Treatment: Guidance for Decision Making (3rd ed.) by British Medical Association. Withholding and Withdrawing Life-prolonging Medical Treatment (3rd ed.) Guidance for Decision Making An authoritative book on one of the most fundamental and contentious issues for health care professionals.

Withholding or withdrawing treatment Conscientious objection Resource management Part 3: Legal and ethical considerations that apply to all decisions to withhold or withdraw treatment Human Rights Act Fairness and non-discrimination Communication Confidentiality Legal review Withholding or withdrawing of intensive care should be synonymous with palliative care.

Perinatal audit and after-care of the family complete the process. The Dutch viewpoint and practice guidelines on withholding and withdrawing of neonatal intensive care are presented. In the Act, “treatment” is defined as “ anything done for a therapeutic, preventive or other health-related purpose includ[ing] a plan of treatment.

” “Plan of treatment” is “the administration of various treatments and may, in addition, provide for the withholding or withdrawal of treatment. Withdrawal of life support should occur when the burdens of treatment outweigh the benefits, as determined by the overall goals of the patient. This is vague but reflects clinical reality.

Table addresses common concerns oncologists have regarding withholding and withdrawing potentially life-sustaining treatments.

Withholding treatment means not starting, Withdrawing treatment means stopping something that was already begun. Do you believe that there is any ethical distinction between these two approaches to end-of-life.

If you do, please describe what you see as the ethical distinctions, how is it different to stop a treatment rather than not start it. Gillon R. Euthanasia, withholding life-prolonging treatment, and moral differences between killing and letting die. J Med Ethics.

Sep; 14 (3)– [PMC free article] Orlowski JP, Smith ML, Van Zwienen J. Pediatric euthanasia. Am J Dis Child. Dec; (12)– Withholding and withdrawing life-prolonging treatment: guidance for decision making.

Surinder Singh. It is therefore with great relief that I was asked to review the book Withholding and Withdrawing Life-prolonging Medical Treatment since one of the obvious questions for. withholding and withdrawing of life sustaining treatments and that which prohibits killing, active euthanasia, and assisted suicide.

It is, therefore, based on the premise that any medical intervention where the healthcare professional’s primary intention is to end the patient’s life is both contrary to the ethics of healthcare and unlawful.

Get this from a library. Withholding and withdrawing life-prolonging medical treatment: guidance for decision making. [British Medical Association.;] -- "This book is an authoritative statement from the BMA Medical Ethics Department on one of the most fundamental and contentious issues for health care professionals.

The third edition from the British. For many patients, notably among elderly nursing home residents, no plans about end-of-life decisions and palliative care are made.

Consequently, when these patients experience life-threatening events, decisions to withhold or withdraw life-support raise major challenges for emergency healthcare professionals.

Emergency department premises are not designed for providing the psychological and. An authoritative book on one of the most fundamental and contentious issues for health care professionalsFully updated to include provisions of the Mental Capacity Act (April ); the latest policy on advance directives and the impact of the Human Rights Act on such decisionsProvides guidance on the appointment of welfare attorneys to make health care decisions once capacity is.

Decisions to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining medical treatment can be difficult. Sometimes they are made by the person themselves (if they have capacity), and sometimes they are made on behalf of the person (if they no longer have capacity).

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