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The Resource Caring for patients at the end of life : facing an uncertain future together, Timothy E. Quill

Caring for patients at the end of life : facing an uncertain future together, Timothy E. Quill

Label
Caring for patients at the end of life : facing an uncertain future together
Title
Caring for patients at the end of life
Title remainder
facing an uncertain future together
Statement of responsibility
Timothy E. Quill
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this work the author uses his clinical experience caring for severely ill patients and their families to illustrate the challenges and potential of end-of-life care. Topics covered include near death experiences, communication issues, ethical and policy changes, and terminal sedation
Action
digitized
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Quill, Timothy E
Dewey number
362.1/75
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Terminal care
  • Palliative treatment
  • Physician and patient
Label
Caring for patients at the end of life : facing an uncertain future together, Timothy E. Quill
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Same old seventeen-dollar lamps -- Humanistic end-of-life care -- Death and dignity: a case of individualized decision making -- Partnerships in the care of the dying -- Nonabandonment: a central obligation of physicians -- Delivering bad news -- Discussing palliative care with patients -- Pallitative care for patients with severe dementia: a consensus-based approach to decision making -- "Doctor, I want to die! Will you help me?" -- Hospice and palliative care: clinical, ethical, and policy challenges -- The rule of double effect: a critique of its role in end-of life decision making -- Palliative options of last resort: a comparison of practices, justifications, and safeguards -- End-of-life care in the Netherlands and the United States: a comparison of values, justifications, and practices
Control code
ocn607554927
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 248 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199748914
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607554927
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Caring for patients at the end of life : facing an uncertain future together, Timothy E. Quill
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Same old seventeen-dollar lamps -- Humanistic end-of-life care -- Death and dignity: a case of individualized decision making -- Partnerships in the care of the dying -- Nonabandonment: a central obligation of physicians -- Delivering bad news -- Discussing palliative care with patients -- Pallitative care for patients with severe dementia: a consensus-based approach to decision making -- "Doctor, I want to die! Will you help me?" -- Hospice and palliative care: clinical, ethical, and policy challenges -- The rule of double effect: a critique of its role in end-of life decision making -- Palliative options of last resort: a comparison of practices, justifications, and safeguards -- End-of-life care in the Netherlands and the United States: a comparison of values, justifications, and practices
Control code
ocn607554927
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 248 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199748914
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607554927
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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