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Life-sustaining technologies and the elderly
Corporate AuthorOffice of Technology Assessment Taskforce (US)
PublisherScience Information Resource Center, Philadelphia, 1988
Pages459 pp
KeywordsMedical care ; Terminal care ; Technology ; Social policy ; United States of America.
AnnotationAims to provide an array of public policy options that will support clinical decisions about the use of life-sustaining technologies, such as CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), in older people. Discusses cost of equipment, legal and ethical issues, the experience of patients and their families and training of health professionals.
Accession NumberCPA-890607054
ClassmarkLK: LV: Y9: TM2: 7T

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