The Ethics of Terminal Care: Orchestrating the End of Life / Edition 1

The Ethics of Terminal Care: Orchestrating the End of Life / Edition 1

by Erich E.H. Loewy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0306464357

ISBN-13: 9780306464355

Pub. Date: 08/31/2000

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

In this volume the authors examine some of the medical social and psychological conditions which affect the way we die. Important topics covered include attitudes toward death; suicide, assisted suicide and euthanasia; hospice and pain management. This volume will be of interest to all who work with terminally ill patients.

Overview

In this volume the authors examine some of the medical social and psychological conditions which affect the way we die. Important topics covered include attitudes toward death; suicide, assisted suicide and euthanasia; hospice and pain management. This volume will be of interest to all who work with terminally ill patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306464355
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
08/31/2000
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
181
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Death, Dying and Attitudes. 3. Questions, Method and the Problem of Autonomy. 4. The Concept of Orchestrating Death. 5. Sudden Death and the End of Life. 6. Suicide, Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia. 7. Hospice and the End of Life. 8. Challenges for Tomorrow: Where Do We Go from Here? Index.

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