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To die well : your right to comfort, calm, and choice in the last days of life

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Wanzer, Sidney H, Glenmullen, Joseph. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press , 2007.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
W85.5 W252 2007
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Turning points at life's end; Rights of the dying patient; The first turning point : from active treatment to comfort care; Pain control; What you should expect from your doctors and nurses; Family and friends; The second turning point : making the decision to hasten death; What options have been u…
Author
Wanzer, Sidney H
Glenmullen, Joseph
Place of Publication
Cambridge, MA
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Publication Date
2007
Physical Description
xii, 209 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Right to Die
Living Wills
Advance Directives
Advance Care Planning
Decision Making
Terminal Care
Euthanasia
Suicide, Assisted
Popular Works
Abstract
Turning points at life's end
Rights of the dying patient
The first turning point : from active treatment to comfort care
Pain control
What you should expect from your doctors and nurses
Family and friends
The second turning point : making the decision to hasten death
What options have been used in the past to hasten death?
Helium : newly used method to end suffering
Differentiating sadness at the end of life from clinical depression
The special case of irreversible dementia and end-of-life management
Planning ahead with advance directives : staying in control
Allowing a merciful death
Appendix A: Historical background of the end-of-life movement and current national organizations
Appendix B: Oregon and physician-assisted dying
Appendix C: The international scene
Appendix D: End-of-life organizations
Appendix E: Sample living will
Appendix F: Health care proxy form with optional attachment
Appendix G: Proposed authorization for ending life in situations of irreversible and progressive cognitive decline.
ISBN
9780738210834
0738210838
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
W85.5 W252 2007

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