Douglas N. Walton
A well-organized, thoughtful, and logical discussion of a difficult ethical issue frequently encountered by clinicians. "Journal of the American Medical Association" Walton has made a successful attempt to write about medical concerns without ever leaving the layperson to flounder in confusion. "Probate Law Journal" In recent years the question of when to terminate life-extending medical treatments has become a thorny social issue. Douglas Walton has brought together a number of these case studies and analyzed the very difficult issues they raise.