The Ethics of Terminal Care: Orchestrating the End of Life by Erich E.H. LoewyThe Ethics of Terminal Care: Orchestrating the End of Life by Erich E.H. Loewy

The Ethics of Terminal Care: Orchestrating the End of Life

byErich E.H. Loewy

Paperback | October 19, 2010

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In this volume the authors examine some of the medical social and psychological conditions which affect the way we die. Important topics covered include attitudes toward death; suicide, assisted suicide and euthanasia; hospice and pain management. This volume will be of interest to all who work with terminally ill patients.

Title:The Ethics of Terminal Care: Orchestrating the End of LifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:181 pagesPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9048140021

ISBN - 13:9789048140022

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Death, Dying and Attitudes. 3. Questions, Method and the Problem of Autonomy. 4. The Concept of Orchestrating Death. 5. Sudden Death and the End of Life. 6. Suicide, Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia. 7. Hospice and the End of Life. 8. Challenges for Tomorrow: Where Do We Go from Here? Index.