Ethics on Call: Taking Charge of Life-and-death Choices in Today's Health Care System

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Vintage Books, 1993 - Medical ethics - 403 pages
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At a time when even a brief hospital stay means becoming terrifyingly dependent on the kindness of strangers, this compassionate and practical book by a prominent medical ethicist gives power back to patients while providing invaluable guidance to their friends and families. "A cutting-edge book about cutting-edge issues (that) every American must know. . . ".--Alan Dershowitz.

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Contents

The Kindness of Strangers
11
Understanding Informed Consent
85
Facts Options Values and
103
Copyright

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Dave Nimmons, founder of Manifest Love, has been a gay leader in New York since 1983. He served as President of New York's Lesbian & Gay Community Services Center for six years, for three years directed HIV prevention and education at Gay Men's Health Crisis, and is an internationally-known HIV prevention theorist.

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