Affiliation: McMaster University
- Decision tools for life support: a review and policy analysisM Giacomini
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Crit Care Med 34:864-70. 2006..To identify, describe, and compare published documents intended to guide decisions about the administration, withholding, or withdrawal of life support in critical care...
- The many meanings of deinsuring a health service: the case of in vitro fertilization in OntarioM Giacomini
Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Soc Sci Med 50:1485-500. 2000....
- Medical necessity in Canadian health policy: four meanings and ... a funeral?C Charles
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
Milbank Q 75:365-94. 1997....
- Withholding and withdrawing life support in critical care settings: ethical issues concerning consentE Gedge
Department of Philosophy, University Hall 310, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
J Med Ethics 33:215-8. 2007..Both the bioethics and critical care communities should investigate the possibilities and limits of growing pressure for doctors to disclose their reasoning or seek patient consent when decisions to withhold life support are made...