Death and Dying: A Reader / Edition 1

Death and Dying: A Reader / Edition 1

by Thomas A. Shannon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742531945

ISBN-13: 9780742531949

Pub. Date: 05/03/2004

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Ten readings represent current and historical legal, ethical, and medical thinking on issues like the definition of death, prolonging life, tube feeding, palliative care, and physician-assisted suicide. Contributors include philosophers, psychiatrists, and medical doctors. Annotation © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Overview

Ten readings represent current and historical legal, ethical, and medical thinking on issues like the definition of death, prolonging life, tube feeding, palliative care, and physician-assisted suicide. Contributors include philosophers, psychiatrists, and medical doctors. Annotation © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742531949
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/03/2004
Series:
Readings in Bioethics Series, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.74(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Biology, Consciousness, and the Definition of Death Chapter 2 Catholic Teaching on Prolonging Life: Setting the Record Straight Chapter 3 Tube Feeding and Advance Progressive Dementia Chapter 4 Secondary and Tertiary Pallative Care in the US Hospitals Chapter 5 The Oregon Report: Don't Ask, Don't Tell Chapter 6 Responding to Requests for Physician-Assisted Suicide: These Are Uncharted Waters for Both of Us... Chapter 7 Physician-Assisted Suicide: Ten Questions Chapter 8 I Could Not Give Her Health but I Could Give Her Rest: It's Over, Debbie Chapter 9 The History of Euthanasia Debates in the United States and Britain Chapter 10 Termination of Life on Request and Assisted Suicide (Review Procedures) Act

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