Death and Dying: A Reader / Edition 1

Death and Dying: A Reader / Edition 1

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Death and Dying: A Reader / Edition 1

Ten readings represent current and historical legal, ethical, and medical thinking on issues like the definition of death, prolonging life, tube feeding, palliative care, and physician-assisted suicide. Contributors include philosophers, psychiatrists, and medical doctors. Annotation © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13: 9780742531949
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 05/03/2004
Series: Readings in Bioethics Series , #2
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 6.74(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Biology, Consciousness, and the Definition of Death Chapter 2 Catholic Teaching on Prolonging Life: Setting the Record Straight Chapter 3 Tube Feeding and Advance Progressive Dementia Chapter 4 Secondary and Tertiary Pallative Care in the US Hospitals Chapter 5 The Oregon Report: Don't Ask, Don't Tell Chapter 6 Responding to Requests for Physician-Assisted Suicide: These Are Uncharted Waters for Both of Us... Chapter 7 Physician-Assisted Suicide: Ten Questions Chapter 8 I Could Not Give Her Health but I Could Give Her Rest: It's Over, Debbie Chapter 9 The History of Euthanasia Debates in the United States and Britain Chapter 10 Termination of Life on Request and Assisted Suicide (Review Procedures) Act

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