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End-of-life decision making

a cross-national study

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terminal care -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Palliative treatment -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Medical policy -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Death -- Cross-cultural studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert H. Blank and Janna C. Merrick.
    GenreCross-cultural studies.
    SeriesBasic bioethics
    ContributionsBlank, Robert H., Merrick, Janna C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR726.8 .E534 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 266 p. :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15571851M
    ISBN 100262025744
    LC Control Number2004053084
    OCLC/WorldCa55518431

    New Directive: Dementia About the Advanced Directive for Receiving Oral Foods and Fluids in Dementia In collaboration with attorneys, palliative care clinicians and others, End of LIfe Choices New York has recently developed an advance directive specifically designed for those with an early stage of Alzheimer's or another dementing disease, or for those with a significant family history of. Making sound moral decisions in the face of such circumstances may be especially difficult when we consider the emotional strains that are natural when someone we love undergoes great suffering. This pamphlet describes how someone might approach end-of-life decisions in light of the teachings of the Catholic Church.

    Chaplain Dunn’s top-selling book on end-of-life decision making, Hard Choices for Loving People: CPR, Artificial Feeding, Comfort Care, and the Patient with a Life-Threatening Illness, offers honest, practical, reliable advice and information, as well as help with the emotional and spiritual concerns families and patients face during this. Decision making is a critical element in the field of medicine that can lead to life-or-death outcomes, yet it is an element fraught with complex and conflicting variables, diagnostic and therapeutic uncertainties, patient preferences and values, and costs.

    Considers a case involving the, possibly, ‘futile’ care of a premature neonate and offers some processes to support ethical decision-making that have been used in clinical practice in the UK and the US. Articles and reviews. Qualitative Report of Public Perceptions on End-of-Life Issues. Weafer   We created our movie project on end of life decision making. We discussed different statistics throughout the video. The interview was a student about what .


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Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia (A Hour Day Book) by Anne Taking Control of End of Life Decisions: a Book about Freedom & Peace.

by Hattie Bryant (20 used & new offers) Departing in Peace: Biblical Decision-Making at the End of Life. by Bill Davis | out of 5 stars Paperback. If family does not know what your wishes are, this might lead to family conflict and guilt over making the wrong decision. Physician training, hospital, and nursing home policies often dictate the use of “heroic means” to sustain life, for example, “reviving” a very ill person after a stroke or using a respirator for someone deemed.

In any case, as soon as it is clear that the patient is nearing the end of life, the family should try to discuss with the medical team which end-of-life care approach they want for their family member. That way, decision making for crucial situations can be planned and. This examination of end-of-life decision making offers a broader perspective than that found in the extensive existing literature on this topic by offering a cross-national comparison.

Experts from twelve countries analyze death-related issues and policies in their respective nations, discussing such topics as health care costs, advance directives or wills, pain management, and cultural.

"Cultural Issues in End-of-Life Decision Making creates an engrossing tension as chapters on philosophical topics are interwoven with clinically-oriented ones including case examples that ground the reader in the reality of most human decisions.

I highly recommend this book to researchers, health care providers, clergy, and other practitioners. When his elderly father suddenly fell ill inBill Davis found himself in the hospital making end-of-life decisions with his family.

Though he grieved seeing his father’s life ebb away over a matter of days, he did not experience gnawing anxiety that he was making ill-informed choices for his dad’s care.

End-of-Life Decisions highlights the special role that psychiatrists play as patients make decisions near the end of their lives; from treating the conditions that impair patients’ decision making, to dealing with family dynamics in choices to withhold care, to overcoming obstacles to meaningful communication between doctors and patients.

Family Caregiver Alliance. End-of-Life Decision-Making. End-of-Life Decision-Making. Limerick M. Communicating with surrogate decision-makers in end-of-life situations: substitutive descriptive language for the healthcare provider.

Am J Hosp Palliat Care. Nov-Dec ;19(6) Steinberg MD, Youngner SJ. End-of-Life Decisions: A. End-of-Life Decisions: Feeding Tube Removal Terri Schiavo can't chew or swallow.

She's kept alive by a feeding tube, says William Lamers, MD, medical consultant for The Hospice Foundation of Author: Daniel J. Denoon. End-of-life decision-making is a complex process that can be extremely challenging.

We describe a year-old woman in an irreversible coma without an advance directive. The case serves to illustrate the complications that can occur in end-of-life decision-making and challenges in resolving difficult futility by: 3.

Because advance directives are not yet the norm, end-of-life decisions for patients without medical decision-making capacity are made regularly within discussions between the patient's physician Cited by: 7.

The Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decisionmaking Alan Meisel’s book on the law surrounding end-of-life decisionmaking, now in its third edition, won the American Association of Publishers’ award for the best book in its category and has been continually updated since its initial publication.

end-of-life decisions should respect the person’s values and wishes while maintaining his or her comfort and dignity. The Alzheimer’s Association® can help you prepare for making end-of-life decisions, such as:» Advocating for care that is based on the expressed wishes of the person with Size: 1MB.

A frequent speaker on healthcare, end-of-life decision making, and spirituality, Hank Dunn, MDiv, offers practical advice to audiences nationwide based on his 30+ years of experience as a hospice, nursing home, and hospital chaplain.

He uses engaging storytelling in meaningful presentations for both communities and professionals. In Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia, Dr.

Anne Kenny, a skilled palliative care physician, describes how to navigate the difficult journey of late-stage dementia with sensitivity, compassion, and common sense. Combining her personal experience caring for a mother with dementia with her medical expertise in both dementia 5/5(4).

10 Must Reads About Death and End-Of-Life Care Posted on 02/16/ The End of Life Book Club Dying, and Modern Technology – Making Informed Decisions at the End of Life. I also agree with a lot of the recommendations mentioned above by different individuals.

I hope that this may be of use to those searching for answers. End-of-Life Decision Making across Cultures Article (PDF Available) in The Journal of Law Medicine & Ethics 39(2) June with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Robert H Blank. medical directive: a general term for documents that provide direction on the type of care a person desires.

See also advance directive, living will. Important Aspects of Communicating with End-of Life Patients and How Nurses Can Facilitate the Process Words | 3 Pages. Important Aspects of Communicating with End-of Life Patients and How Nurses Can Facilitate the Process End of life decision-making is often a very difficult process and one that every person will eventually have to go through at some point in their lives.

Book Description. The 14 chapters in Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments, all published here for the first time, focus on recent thinking in this important area, helping initiate issues and lines of argument that have not been explored previously.

At the same time, a reader can use this volume to become oriented to the established questions and positions in end of life ethics. The Right to Die, Third Edition analyzes the statutory and case law surrounding the profound issues of end-of-life r the situation calls for long-term planning or quick, unexpected decisionmaking, this cogent, one source treatise guides you through all the available channels for helping your clients reach the ultimate resolution.The End of Life Option Act is a California law that permits terminally ill adult patients with capacity to make medical decisions to be prescribed an aid-in-dying medication if certain conditions are into law by Governor Brown in Octoberthe law went into effect on June 9, There is intense public and professional interest in improving medical decision making near the end of life.

1 When a patient's prognosis for meaningful survival is poor, physicians' traditional goals to preserve life, benefit patients, and respect patient autonomy often conflict.

Contemporary ethics, law, and public policy have prioritized patient self-determination in these situations, 2 Cited by: