Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decisionmaking, Third Edition / Edition 3

Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decisionmaking, Third Edition / Edition 3

by Alan Meisel, Kathy L. Cerminara
     
 

The Right to Die, Third Edition analyzes the statutory and case law surrounding the profound issues of end-of-life decisionmaking . Whether the situation calls for long-term planning or quick, unexpected decisionmaking, this cogent, one sourceSee more details below

Overview

The Right to Die, Third Edition analyzes the statutory and case law surrounding the profound issues of end-of-life decisionmaking . Whether the situation calls for long-term planning or quick, unexpected decisionmaking, this cogent, one source

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735546653
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
03/04/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1384
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 3.30(d)

Table of Contents

• What is the Right to Die
• Nature and Sources of the Right to Die
• The Appropriate Forum for End-of-Life Decisionmaking: Courts or Clinical Settings
• Decisionmaking Standards for Incompetent Patients
• Limitations on End-of-Life Decisionmaking
• Application of End-of-Life Principles to Particular Treatments and Illnesses
• Advance Directives
• Surrogate (Family)Decisionmaking Statutes
• Decisionmaking for Children
• Decisionmaking for Handicapped Newborns
• Civil Liability
• Criminal Liability: Assisted Suicide and Active Euthanasia
• The Problem of 'Futile' Medical Treatment

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