Embracing Our Mortality: Hard Choices in an Age of Medical Miracles

Oxford University Press (2008)
Putting in writing what you want (and don't want) -- What may happen if you don't make it "clear and convincing" -- Facts and statistics -- Empathy and the imagination -- Ancient myth and modern medicine: what can we learn from the past? -- Hoping for a miracle -- What could be wrong with hope? -- Medical futility -- Beyond futility to an ethic of care -- Future decisions we may all have to make.
Keywords Terminal care Decision making  Advance directives (Medical care  Patient refusal of treatment  Right to die  Terminal Care ethics  Advance Directives  Bioethical Issues  Medical Futility  Right to Die ethics
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Call number R726.8.S3384 2008
ISBN(s) 9780195339451   0195339452  
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