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End of Life Choices: Consensus and controversy

Fiona Randall and Robin Downie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199547333
eISBN:
9780191730405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547333.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

A book for nurses, doctors and all who provide end of life care, this volume guides readers through the ethical complexities of such care, including current policy initiatives, and encourages debate ... More


General conclusions

Fiona Randall and R. S. Downie

in End of Life Choices: Consensus and controversy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199547333
eISBN:
9780191730405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547333.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on patient choice in end of life care. The philosophy of medicine and of end of life care in particular which emerged in the second half ... More


Patient choice

Ruth Robertson

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0039
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Patients in the NHS have always had some choice over how and where they receive treatment, but it is only recently that patient choices have been seen as a mechanism for improving the quality of NHS ... More


Patient choice and consent

Fiona Randall and R. S. Downie

in End of Life Choices: Consensus and controversy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199547333
eISBN:
9780191730405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547333.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines patient choice and consent and its current status in clinical decision-making in end of life care. The findings indicate that the idea of patient choice can exist comfortably in ... More


Palliative Care Ethics: A Companion for All Specialties

Fiona Randall and Robin Downie

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192630681
eISBN:
9780191730078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630681.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

A book for nurses, doctors, and all who provide end-of-life care, this volume guides readers through the ethical complexities of such care, including policy initiatives, and encourages debate and ... More


Living and dying in style: Australia—an example of ACP in action

Eric Fairbank

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter presents an example of Advance Care Planning (ACP) from Victoria, Australia, the Living and Dying in Style project. It considers the Respecting Patient Choices Program from Austin ... More


Other management decisions

Fiona Randall and R.S. Downie

in Palliative Care Ethics: A Companion for All Specialties

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192630681
eISBN:
9780191730078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630681.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses problems of autonomy and competence, alternative therapy, the place of care, and the quality of care. Patients' choices are respected, even if they are not fully autonomous nor ... More


Information, Decisions, and the Limits of Informed Consent

Carl E. Schneider and Michael H. Farrell

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

For many years, the dream of bioethics has been to confide medical decisions to patients and not to doctors. The favoured key to doing so has been the doctrine of informed consent. The success of ... More


making autonomous decisions: million dollar baby

jennifer hawkins

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the issue of autonomous choice as seen in the film Million Dollar Baby (2004). The film tells the story of Maggie (Hilary Swank), a 31-year-old woman who becomes a boxer with ... More


advance directives and living wills: autumn in new york

alister browne

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0065
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter uses the film Autumn in New York (2000) to set the stage for a discussion of advanced directives (ADs). The film tells the story of Charlotte Fielding (Winona Ryder) who is dying from a ... More


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