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Casebook on the Termination of Life-Sustaining Treatment and the Care of Dying

by Cynthia B. Cohen

  • ISBN: 9780253313218
  • ISBN10: 025331321X

Casebook on the Termination of Life-Sustaining Treatment and the Care of Dying

by Cynthia B. Cohen

  • List Price: $27.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 07/01/1988
  • ISBN: 9780253313218
  • ISBN10: 025331321X
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Description: Preface Contributors Introduction PART ONE: MAKING TREATMENT DECISIONS-THE DECISIONMAKING PROCESS 1. Whose Decision? The Case of Roy Gantos Susan M. Wolf 2. A Question of Capacity: The Case of Megan O'Rourke Dan W. Brock PART TWO: SPECIFIC TREATMENT MODALITIES A. LONG-TERM LIFE-SUPPORTING TECHNOLOGY-VENTILATORS AND DIALYSIS 3. Communication Problems: The Case of Horace Berlin Eric J. Cassell 4. Ethics or the Law? The Case of Susan Pagari Harold Edgar 5. Pirate's Beer: The Case of Richard Fallon Bruce Jennings 6. But He Never Told Me Not To: The Case of Jim Adams Eric J. Cassell B. EMERGENCY INTERVENTIONS-CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION AND LIFE-THREATENING BLEEDING 7.Was She Ready to Die? The Case of Grandmother Chang Ruth Oratz 8. The Patient as Stranger: The Case of Mr. Jaworski David H. Miller 9. I've Lived Long Enough: The Case of Sarah Green Paul Homer and Harry R. Moody 10. Life Versus Religious Liberty: The Case of Jamal Burke Susan M. Wolf C. MEDICAL PROCEDURES FOR SUPPLYING NUTRITION AND HYDRATION 11. Too Sick to Eat: The Case of Joseph Daniel Callahan 12. No Patient of Mine Will Ever Starve to Death!: The Case of Mrs. Franklin Lois K. Evans D. ANTIBIOTICS AND OTHER LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT 13. Shadows from the Holocaust: The Case of Rachel and David Bruce Jennings 14. The Old Man's Friend: The Case of Carl Jurgen Ellen Olson E. PALLATIVE CARE AND THE RELIEF OF PAIN 15. Gambling on Palliation: The Case of Doris Van Cleve Ruth Oratz 16. Morpheus or Death: The Case of Nicholas Miklovich Joanne Lynn PART THREE: PROSPECTIVE PLANNING: ADVANCE DIRECTIVES 17. Poetic License: The Case of Theo Cynthia B. Cohen 18. Macho Man: The Case of Antonio Ruiz PART FOUR: DECLARING DEATH 19. Crossing Over: The Case of Mrs. Larson Ronald E. Cranford 20. The Long Dying: The Case of Flip Harrow Robert M. Veatch PART FIVE: POLICY CONSIDERATIONS A. ETHICS COMMITTEES 21. By What Authority? The Case of Mario Costanza Cynthai B. Cohen 22. Too Terrible to Accept: The Case of Maisie Wedmore Ronald E. Cranford B. INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES FOR PATIENT ADMISSIONS AND TRANSFERS 23. No Place Else to Go: The Case of Ernest Brown Joanne Lynn 24. Trapped in the System: The Case of Sam Jones Mathy Mezey C. THE USE OF ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS IN DECISIONS CONCERNING LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENTS 25. The Costs of Addiction: The Case of Rita Anderson Robert M. Veatch 26. When Is Patient Care Not Costworthy? The Case of Gertrude Handel Dan W. Brock Bibliography Index
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