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End-of-life care and pragmatic decision making : a bioethical perspective

Author: D Micah Hester
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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This book provides a pragmatic philosophical framework based on a radically empirical attitude toward life and death. D. Micah Hester argues that healthcare providers making end-of-life decisions  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D Micah Hester
ISBN: 9780521113809 0521113806 9780521130738 0521130735
OCLC Number: 939225362
Description: xiv, 184 s. : illustrations
Contents: Crito revisited --
Blindness, narrative, and meaning : moral living --
Radical experience and tragic duty : moral dying --
Needing assistance to die well : PAS and beyond --
Experiencing lost voices : dying without capacity --
Dying young : what interests do children have? --
Caring for patients : cure, palliation, comfort, and aid in the process of dying.
Responsibility: D. Micah Hester.

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