Deals with the issue of euthanasia and associated legislative and health care issues. This book focuses on a central strand in the debate over medically assisted death, the so called 'slippery slope' argument.
This volume offers new perspectives on dementia from the... Læs mere
This volume contains a selection of essays which focus on issues involving the inviolability of the human body and the decision to end life. Biologists, ethicists, theologians and political scientists discuss whether or not limits should be placed on medical intervention.
This text takes a balanced approach in analyzing the emotionally charged debate of euthanasia, viewing the dispute from public policy and international perspectives. The author offers an interdisciplinary study in medicine, law, religion and ethics.
The Schiavo case changed the decision to withhold life-prolonging nutrition and hydration which appeared to many to be as... Læs mere
Dr. Linda Emanuel--one of America's most influential medical ethicists--has assembled... Læs mere
Examining the tension between incompetent patients' wishes and their interests as well as other... Læs mere
Provides an overview of the ethical and legal issues raised by assisted suicide and euthanasia. This work assesses the strengths and... Læs mere
Advance directives - such as living wills and health care proxies - are documents intended to declare and preserve the health care... Læs mere
How we die reveals much about how we live. This book traces the history of euthanasia in the United States to show how... Læs mere