Chapter 3. Patient and Family Decisions about Life-Extension and Death

  1. Rosamond Rhodes,
  2. Leslie P. Francis and
  3. Anita Silvers
  1. Felicia Nimue Ackerman

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch3

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

How to Cite

Ackerman, F. N. (2007) Patient and Family Decisions about Life-Extension and Death, in The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics (eds R. Rhodes, L. P. Francis and A. Silvers), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125833

Online ISBN: 9780470690932

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Keywords:

  • death;
  • America;
  • dementia;
  • life-extension;
  • physicians

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Rationality

  • Morality

  • Advance Directives

  • Conclusion

  • Notes

  • References

  • Suggested Further Reading