ISBN-10:
080184990X
ISBN-13:
9780801849909
Pub. Date:
01/28/1995
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Bringing the Hospital Home: Ethical and Social Implications of High-Tech Home Care / Edition 1

Bringing the Hospital Home: Ethical and Social Implications of High-Tech Home Care / Edition 1

by John D. Arras

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ISBN-13: 9780801849909
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1995
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 259
Product dimensions: 6.28(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

John D. Arras is associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and adjunct associate professor of philosophy at Barnard College, Columbia University.

Table of Contents


Contents and Contributors: Ethical Implications of High-Tech Home Care John D. Arras and Nancy Neveloff Dubler • The History of Respirators and Total Parenteral Nutrition in the Home and Their Use in Children Today Alex Okun • Chimeras and Odysseys: Toward Understanding the Technologically Dependent Child Arthur F. Kohrman • Oncology and High-Tech Home Care, David Pfister • Issues in Long-Term and High-Tech Home Care for Persons with HIV Infection/AIDS Angela McCabe, Josephine Paredes, and David Pfister • Psychological, Social, and Ethical Issues in Home Care of Terminally Ill Patients: The Impact of Technology Sherry R. Schachter and Jimmie C. Holland • High-Tech Home Care for Elderly Persons: What, Why, and How Much? Lidia Pousada • High-Tech Home Care for Elderly Persons: Issues and Recommendations Jeanie Kayser-Jones • Moral Obligations or Moral Support for High-Tech Home Care? Nel Noddings • Transforming Homes and Hospitals William Ruddick • Problems and Protocols for Dying at Home in a High-Tech Environment Marshall B. Kapp • High-Tech Home Care in Context: Organization, Quality, and Ethical Ramifications Rosalie A. Kane • The Economic Impact of High-Tech Home Care Peter S. Arno, Karen Bonuck, and Robert Padgug • Justice and Access to High-Tech Home Care Norman Daniels

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