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Death and dying, end-of-life controversies, Erin Brown

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Death and dying, end-of-life controversies, Erin Brown
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-154) and index
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Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Death and dying
Nature of contents
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Oclc number
1000585780
Responsibility statement
Erin Brown
Series statement
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Sub title
end-of-life controversies
Summary
Examines how Americans deal with death, with a particular focus on the highly charged political and moral issues of living wills, life-sustaining treatments, end-of-life care funding, and physician assisted suicide
Table Of Contents
Chapter 1. Death through the ages: A brief overview -- Chapter 2. Redefining death -- Chapter 3. The end of life : Ethical considerations -- Chapter 4. The end of life : Medical considerations -- Chapter 5. Older adults -- Chapter 6. Infant and child death -- Chapter 7. Suicide, euthanasia, and assisted suicide -- Chapter 8. Advance care planning -- Chapter 9. Courts and the end of life -- Chapter 10. The cost of health care
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