The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that a surrogate decision maker may exercise the right of an adult patient in a persistent vegetative state to withdraw life-sustaining medical treatment via substituted judgment.
In Re Fiori, 673 A.2d 905 (Pa. 1996)
Michael P. Bodosky,
Constitutional Law - Substantive Due Process - Right to Refuse Medical Treatment,
Duq. L. Rev.
Available at: https://dsc.duq.edu/dlr/vol35/iss3/8