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End-of-Life Decision Making: A Cross-National Study / Edition 1
     

End-of-Life Decision Making: A Cross-National Study / Edition 1

by Robert H. Blank, Janna C. Merrick
 

ISBN-10: 0262524732

ISBN-13: 9780262524735

Pub. Date: 03/30/2007

Publisher: MIT Press

Experts analyze death-related issues and policies in twelve countries, discussing health care costs, advance directives, pain management, cultural, social, and religious factors, and other topics.

Overview

Experts analyze death-related issues and policies in twelve countries, discussing health care costs, advance directives, pain management, cultural, social, and religious factors, and other topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262524735
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
03/30/2007
Series:
Basic Bioethics
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Series Forewordix
Prefacexi
1Introduction: Issues at the End of Life1
2Ethical Questions Related to End-of-Life Decisions: The Brazilian Reality13
3End-of-Life Care in China: A View from Beijing33
4End-of-Life Decision Making in Germany61
5End-of-Life Decision Making in India79
6End-of-Life Decision Making in Israel97
7End-of-Life Care in Japan109
8End-of-Life Decision Making in Kenya131
9End-of-Life Decision Making in the Netherlands147
10End-of-Life Decision Making in Taiwan169
11End-of-Life Decision Making in Turkey183
12Death Policy in the United Kingdom197
13Death and Dying: The American Experience219
14Summary: The State of End-of-Life Policy243
Contributors255
Index257

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