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 Ethical Issues in Teaching Death and Dying: Pedagogical Aims in End‐of‐Life Ethics

Christian Perring

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Nearly all ethical issues in teaching can be formulated in terms of what it takes to be a good teacher. This chapter focuses on the ethical issues in death and dying, especially as they overlap with ... More


End-of-life decisions

Agnes van der Heide and Judith Rietjens

in A Public Health Perspective on End of Life Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599400
eISBN:
9780191739170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599400.003.0029
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter gives a brief overview of the legal regulation of physician assistance in dying in the Netherlands and elsewhere. It then presents research data on the frequency of end-of-life decisions ... More


End-of-life decisions for older patients who are approaching death

Agnes van der Heide and Kenneth Chambaere

in Palliative care for older people: A public health perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198717614
eISBN:
9780191787133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717614.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

End-of-life care often involves difficult decisions to limit burdensome life-prolonging treatment, to intensify comfort care, or even to honour a patient’s wish to die. Much concern exists about ... More


The Neuroscience of Cruelty as Brain Damage: Legal Framings of Capacity and Ethical Issues in the Neurorehabilitation of Motor Neurone Disease and Behavioural Variant Frontotemporal Dementia

Robin Mackenzie and Mohamed Sakel

in Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599844
eISBN:
9780191725227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter explores some ethical and legal issues arising from the impact of the neuroscience of decision-making and emotion on end-of-life decisions of patients with certain neurodegenerative ... More


If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Lois Shepherd

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Every day, thousands of people quietly face decisions as agonizing as those made famous in the Terri Schiavo case. Throughout that controversy, all kinds of people—politicians, religious leaders, ... More


Advance directives

Gian Domenico Borasio and Raymond Voltz

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From Diagnosis to Bereavement, 3rd Edn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199686025
eISBN:
9780191765940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686025.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The consideration of advance directives (AD) is increasing in many parts of the world, allowing the wishes of patients to be clear, even if they are not able to express them due to the progression of ... More


Introduction

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.4
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter begins with an overview of the Terri Schiavo case. In 1998, eight years after the collapse that caused Terri to enter a vegetative state, her husband, Michael Schiavo, began ... More


Respect and Care An Alternative Framework

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.14
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers what respect and care mean for the terminally ill or the elderly; for people who have never been competent; for those in a minimally conscious state; and for people in a ... More


Feeding

Lois Shepherd

in If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832950
eISBN:
9781469605746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888643_shepherd.12
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the impetus, motivations, and ultimate goals of the provision of basic care, and how these relate to the patient in a permanent vegetative state. It argues that while providing ... More


Assisted Death

Torbjörn Tännsjö

in Taking Life: Three Theories on the Ethics of Killing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190225575
eISBN:
9780190225605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225575.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter defines assisted death as an active and intentional killing of a person suffering from a terminal and painful disease in order to spare this person further suffering. According to ... More


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