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Ethics in palliative care : a complete guide

Author: Robert C Macauley
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive analysis of ethical topics in palliative care, combining clinical experience and philosophical rigor. A broad array of topics are explored from historical, legal, clinical, and ethical perspectives, offering both the seasoned clinician and interested lay reader a thorough examination of the complex ethical issues facing patients suffering from life-threatening illness.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Macauley, Robert C.
Ethics in palliative care.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017047687
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Macauley
ISBN: 9780190652357 0190652357 0190652330 9780190652333 9780190652364 0190652365
OCLC Number: 1006536458
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Ethics and palliative care --
Overview of ethical approaches --
Advance care planning and surrogate decision making --
Specific ethical issues at the end of life --
The "right to die" --
Forgoing life-sustaining medical treatment --
Pain and symptom management at the end of life --
Physician assisted death --
Palliative sedation --
Overview of pediatric ethics and palliative care --
Ethics of prenatal palliative care --
Neonatal --
Ethics of child and adolescent palliative care --
Requests for non-beneficial treatment --
Neuro-palliative care --
Death and organ donation --
Research in palliative care --
Final thoughts.
Responsibility: Robert C. Macauley.

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