This Is Assisted Dying: A Doctor's Story Of Empowering Patients At The End Of Life

March 29, 2022|
This Is Assisted Dying: A Doctor's Story Of Empowering Patients At The End Of Life by Stefanie Green
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A transformative and compassionate memoir by a leading pioneer in medically assisted dying who began her career in the maternity ward and now helps patients who are suffering explore and then fulfill their end of life choices.

Dr. Stefanie Green has been forging new paths in the field of medical assistance in dying since 2016. In her landmark memoir, Dr. Green reveals the reasons a patient might seek an assisted death, how the process works, what the event itself can look like, the reactions of those involved, and what it feels like to oversee proceedings and administer medications that hasten death. She describes the extraordinary people she meets and the unusual circumstances she encounters as she navigates the intricacy, intensity, and utter humanity of these powerful interactions.

Deeply authentic and powerfully emotional, This Is Assisted Dying contextualizes the myriad personal, professional, and practical issues surrounding assisted dying by bringing readers into the room with Dr. Green, sharing the voices of her patients, her colleagues, and her own narrative. As our population confronts issues of wellness, integrity, agency and community, and how to live a connected, meaningful life, this progressive and compassionate book by a physician at the forefront of medically assisted dying offers comfort and potential relief.

This Is Assisted Dying will change the way people think about their choices at the end of life, and show that assisted dying is less about death than about how we wish to live.
Stefanie Green spent ten years in general practice and another twelve years working exclusively in maternity and newborn care before changing her focus in 2016 to medical assistance in dying (MAiD). Dr. Green is the cofounder and current President of the Canadian Association of MAiD Assessors and Providers (CAMAP). She is medical advis...
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Title:This Is Assisted Dying: A Doctor's Story Of Empowering Patients At The End Of Life
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:304 pages, 8.38 X 5.5 X 1.2 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 8.38 X 5.5 X 1.2 in
Published:March 29, 2022
Publisher:Scribner
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781668004784

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