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Death and dying : a reader / edited by Thomas A. Shannon.

  • Shannon, Thomas A. (Thomas Anthony), 1940-
Date
[2004], ©2004
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2004], ©2004.

Physical description

xii, 140 pages ; 23 cm.

Notes

"A Sheed & Ward book."

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

1. Biology, consciousness, and the definition of death / David DeGrazia -- 2. Catholic teaching on prolonging life : setting the record straight / Michael Panicola -- 3. Tube feeding and advance progressive dementia / Stephen G. Post -- 4. Secondary and tertiary palliative care in U.S. hospitals / Charles F. von Gunten -- 5. The Oregon Report : don't ask, don't tell / Kathleen Foley, Herbert Hendin -- 6. Responding to requests for physician-assisted suicide : "these are uncharted waters for both of us. . . ." / Paul B. Bascom, Susan W. Tolle -- 7. Physician-assisted suicide : ten questions / Thomas A. Shannon -- 8. "I could not give her health but I could give her rest" : "it's over, Debbie" / Anonymous -- 9. The history of euthanasia debates in the United States and Britain / Ezekiel J. Emanuel -- 10. Termination of Life on Request and Assisted Suicide (Review Procedures) Act / Upper House of the States General, the Netherlands, Parliamentary Year 2000-2001.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    Medical Collection
    ZWB60 2004D28
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ISBN

  • 0742531937
  • 9780742531932