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End-of-Life Decisions for Incapacitated Adults: Caught Between a Conflict of Laws

, New York Law Journal


Jennifer Cona writes: The imposition of unwanted medical treatment still happens today in the context of incapacitated patients who reside in hospitals and nursing homes due to an apparent conflict between limitations placed on the powers of a guardian in some court jurisdictions versus the standards set forth under the Family Health Care Decisions Act.

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