The Resource Choosing life or death : a guide for patients, families, and professionals, William J. Winslade, Judith Wilson Ross

Choosing life or death : a guide for patients, families, and professionals, William J. Winslade, Judith Wilson Ross

Label
Choosing life or death : a guide for patients, families, and professionals
Title
Choosing life or death
Title remainder
a guide for patients, families, and professionals
Statement of responsibility
William J. Winslade, Judith Wilson Ross
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the legal, ethical, financial, medical, and emotional aspects of decisions involving the critically ill, and discusses living wills, kidney dialysis, handicapped newborns, organ transplants, and genetic screening
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winslade, William J
Index
index present
LC call number
R726
LC item number
.W56 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
W 50
NLM item number
W777c 1986
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ross, Judith Wilson
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical ethics
  • Medical care
  • Medical personnel and patient
  • Patient Participation
  • Ethics, Medical
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Éthique médicale
  • Relations personnel médical-patient
  • Soins médicaux
  • Medical care
  • Medical ethics
  • Medical personnel and patient
  • Tod
Label
Choosing life or death : a guide for patients, families, and professionals, William J. Winslade, Judith Wilson Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 260-262
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The context of choice -- 2. Kidney dialysis : catastrophic illness or national catastrophe? -- 3. The newly dead, the nearly dead, and the living dead : societal ambivalence toward death and dying -- 4. Genetic screening and counseling : remodeling the human race -- 5. The kindness of strangers : embryo transfer and surrogate mothers -- 6. Treating handicapped newborns : the fate of damaged goods -- 7. The tin woodsman was just the beginning : the intractable problems of organ transplantation -- 8. Research and experimental therapy : bone marrow transplantation and the cruelest death -- 9. A look forward : essential facts of health care financing
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 268 pages
Isbn
9780029347201
Lccn
85016299
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)12551640
Label
Choosing life or death : a guide for patients, families, and professionals, William J. Winslade, Judith Wilson Ross
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 260-262
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The context of choice -- 2. Kidney dialysis : catastrophic illness or national catastrophe? -- 3. The newly dead, the nearly dead, and the living dead : societal ambivalence toward death and dying -- 4. Genetic screening and counseling : remodeling the human race -- 5. The kindness of strangers : embryo transfer and surrogate mothers -- 6. Treating handicapped newborns : the fate of damaged goods -- 7. The tin woodsman was just the beginning : the intractable problems of organ transplantation -- 8. Research and experimental therapy : bone marrow transplantation and the cruelest death -- 9. A look forward : essential facts of health care financing
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 268 pages
Isbn
9780029347201
Lccn
85016299
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)12551640

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