This Essay analyses Islamic law and attempts to apply it to issues surrounding end-of-life care. The author concludes that Islam allows physicians to withdraw life-sustaining technologies if there is no hope for a cure, in the effort to prevent prolonged suffering.
Faroque A. Khan,
Religious Teachings and Reflections on Advance Directive - Religious Values and Legal Dilemmas in Bioethics: An Islamic Perspective,
30 Fordham Urb. L.J. 267
Available at: http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ulj/vol30/iss1/15