Withdrawal of nonfutile life support after attempted suicide.

@article{Brown2013WithdrawalON,
  title={Withdrawal of nonfutile life support after attempted suicide.},
  author={Samuel M. Brown and C Gregory Elliott and Robert Paine},
  journal={The American journal of bioethics : AJOB},
  year={2013},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={W3-5}
}
End-of-life decision making is fraught with ethical challenges. Withholding or withdrawing life support therapy is widely considered ethical in patients with high treatment burden, poor premorbid status, or significant projected disability even when such treatment is not "futile." Whether such withdrawal of therapy in the aftermath of attempted suicide is… CONTINUE READING