Choosing life or death: a guide for patients, families, and professionals

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Free Press, Jan 1, 1986 - Medical - 268 pages
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Describes the legal, ethical, financial, medical, and emotional aspects of decisions involving the critically ill, and discusses living wills, kidney dialysis, handicapped newborns, organ transplants, and genetic screening

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Winslade and Ross contend that even the most well informed patient or family member becomes confused and overwhelmed in a health crisis situation. They feel that if patients understand how the health ... Read full review

Contents

Catastrophic Illness
23
The Newly Dead the Nearly Dead
52
Essential Facts
240
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About the author (1986)

Winslade is Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Houston Health Law and Policy Institute

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