ISBN-10:
0792333829
ISBN-13:
9780792333821
Pub. Date:
10/31/1995
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Critical Choices and Critical Care: Catholic Perspectives on Allocating Resources in Intensive Care Medicine / Edition 1

Critical Choices and Critical Care: Catholic Perspectives on Allocating Resources in Intensive Care Medicine / Edition 1

by Kevin Wm. Wildes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780792333821
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/31/1995
Series: Philosophy and Medicine , #51
Edition description: 1995
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

1. Preface. 2. The Moral Paradox of Critical Care Medicine; K.Wm. Wildes, S.J. Part One: Clinical Questions. 3. Ethical Issues Raised by Intensive Care; B.A. Brody. 4. Ethical Issues in Intensive Care: Criteria for Treatment within the Creation of a Health Insurance Morality; M.A. Rie. 5. Commentary on: Brody and Rie; M.A. Sanchez-Gonzalez. 6. Intensive Care: Its Nature and Problems; A. Serani-Merlo, P. Rosso. 7. Ethical Issues in Critical Care: Criteria for Treatment; H.H. Delooz. Part Two: Moral Reflections on the Clinic. 8. Conserving Life and Conserving Means: Lead Us not Into Temptation; K.Wm. Wildes, S.J. 9. The Old and the New in the Doctrine of the Ordinary and the Extraordinary Means; D. Gracia. 10. Admission To and Removal From Intensive Care: a Personalist Approach; P.T. Schotsmans. 11. The Notion of Criterion in Critical Care Ethics; T.R. Kopfensteiner. 12. Distributive Justice in the Era of the Benefit Package: the Dispute Over the Oregon Basic Health Services Act; M.C. Kaveny. Part Three: Appendices. A. The Prolongation of Life; Pope Pius XII. B. Declaration on Euthanasia; Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. C. Consensus Statement on the Triage of Critically Ill Patients; Society of Critical Care Medicine Ethics Committee. Notes on Contributors. Index.

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