In the living-will form provided by the Illinois State Medical Society, the signer declares in part, "If at any time I should have an incurable and irreversible injury, disease, or illness judged to be a terminal condition by my attending physician
who has .
He was a Gastroenterology Fellow at U-M/J-M from 1966-68 before joining Mercy Hospital as senior attending physician
The hospice physician should also point out that society views it as ethically and legally appropriate for surrogate decisionmakers--not the attending physician
or the hospice team--to make this kind of decision based upon what is known about the preferences of the patient.
In all cases, it would be beneficial if the taxpayer's attending physician
recommended and supported the need for such professional medical assistance to properly care for the taxpayer.
The receiving physician has agreed to become the patient's attending physician
The lawsuit said that hospital staff didn't realize what was happening, and an attending physician
arrived at least 20 minutes after the boy stopped receiving oxygen.
Following the meeting, the medical director can dictate a comprehensive summary of the team's findings and send the report with appropriate recommendations to the attending physician
It overturned the above-mentioned court decision that a severely handicapped child had the right not to be born, and if born, could sue the attending physician
for his birth.
The nursing staff should always contact the attending physician
if a resident fails to respond adequately to a treatment or his condition worsens.
Bob,'' was a physician in the San Fernando Valley for more than 30 years and served as attending physician
for the Certain Sounds singing group at the Van Nuys First Baptist Church.
Write a letter to the attending physician
on the case and ask for a reply.
If, as often happens, one point of view predominates, the attending physician
may feel pressured to follow it.