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Taking Advance Directives Seriously

Pub Date : 2001-07-18 | Author : Robert S. Olick | Publisher : Georgetown University Press

ISBN 10 : 1589014170
ISBN 13 : 9781589014176

In the quarter century since the landmark Karen Ann Quinlan case, an ethical, legal, and societal consensus supporting patients' rights to refuse life-sustaining treatment has beco..


After We Die

Pub Date : 2010-11-11 | Author : Norman L. Cantor | Publisher : Georgetown University Press

ISBN 10 : 1589017137
ISBN 13 : 9781589017139

What will become of our earthly remains? What happens to our bodies during and after the various forms of cadaver disposal available? Who controls the fate of human remains? What l..


Ethics Law And Aging Review Volume 7

Pub Date : 2001-09-24 | Author : Marshall B. Kapp, JD, MPH, FCLM | Publisher : Springer Publishing Company

ISBN 10 : 0826115799
ISBN 13 : 9780826115799

Health care and human service professionals often experience anxiety about potential adverse legal repercussions for actions taken or not taken in the course of caring for patients..


Culture Ethics And Advance Care Planning

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Alissa Hurwitz Swota | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 0739135651
ISBN 13 : 9780739135655

Set against a backdrop of cultural diversity, the current emphasis on advance care planning, both in the United States and abroad, necessitates a sourcebook on how to navigate such..


Living A Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions

Pub Date : 2012-07-01 | Author : Kate Lorig | Publisher : Bull Publishing Company

ISBN 10 : 9781936693450
ISBN 13 : 1936693453

Completely redesigned for easy reading and fully updated with the latest research and information on current practice, medication, legal matters, and specific conditions, this new ..


Final Exit

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Derek Humphry | Publisher : Delta

ISBN 10 : 9780385336536
ISBN 13 : 0385336535

An updated edition of a controversial best-seller shows people looking to end their suffering from unbearable pain due to terminal or incurable illness how to prepare for and commi..