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Karen Ann Quinlan : dying in the age of eternal life

Author: B D Colen
Publisher: New York : Nash Pub., ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses Karen Ann Quinlan and other people who are kept alive only by extraordinary technological means, and examines the medical, legal, moral, humane, sociological and theological issues involved in the "right to die" controversy.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Colen, B.D.
Karen Ann Quinlan.
New York : Nash Pub., ©1976
(OCoLC)562676482
Named Person: Karen Ann Quinlan; Karen Ann Quinlan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B D Colen
ISBN: 0840213689 9780840213686
OCLC Number: 2546796
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 204 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part One: Karen Ann Quinlan --
In some ways, it's harder now --
I just couldn't do it --
Part Two: The problem --
Whose dignity? Whose death? --
Part Three: The saviors and the saved --
We'll keep the electrons snapping --
This unit plays God every time it saves somebody --
Part Four: The infants --
There is no wrong decision --
Diagnostically, she's a freak of nature --
Part Five: The will to live and the living will --
I will not play God! --
Can't they stop and let him die? --
I can't die yet, the washing isn't caught up! --
I want to die in this bed!
Responsibility: B.D. Colen.

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Discusses Karen Ann Quinlan and other people who are kept alive only by extraordinary technological means, and examines the medical, legal, moral, humane, sociological and theological issues involved in the "right to die" controversy.

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