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The Resource Final acts : death, dying, and the choices we make, edited by Nan Bauer-Maglin and Donna Perry

Final acts : death, dying, and the choices we make, edited by Nan Bauer-Maglin and Donna Perry

Label
Final acts : death, dying, and the choices we make
Title
Final acts
Title remainder
death, dying, and the choices we make
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nan Bauer-Maglin and Donna Perry
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For those who yearn for some measure of control over death Final Acts, offers insight and hope. Writing in a style free of technical jargon, the contributors discuss documents that should be prepared (health proxy, do-not-resuscitate order, living will, power of attorney); decision-making (over medical interventions, life support, hospice and palliative care, aid-in-dying, treatment location, speaking for those who can no longer express their will); and the roles played by religion, custom, family, friends, caretakers, money, the medical establishment, and the government
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Maglin, Nan Bauer
  • Perry, Donna Marie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Death
  • Death
  • Thanatology
Label
Final acts : death, dying, and the choices we make, edited by Nan Bauer-Maglin and Donna Perry
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Notes on my dying / Ruthann Robson -- Live longer or live better? / June Bingham -- "Life which is ours to know just once" / Nancy Barnes -- Caregiving Beulah: a relentless challenge / Susan Perlstein -- E-mails to family and friends: Claude and maxilla-declining gently / Sara M. Evans -- Whose death is it, anyway? / Carol K. Oyster -- The family tree / Jean Levitan -- Elegy for an optimist / Mimi Schwartz -- Buddhist reflections on life and death: a personal memoir / Alan Pope -- Death as my colleague / Mary Jumbelic -- The transformation of death in America / Stephen P. Kiernan -- Unintended consequences: hospice, hospitals, and the not-so-good death / Kathryn Temple -- The hospital ethics committee: solving medical dilemmas / Natalie R. Hannon -- Ethical principles for end-of-life decision making / Candace Cummins Gauthier -- Life or death: who gets to choose? / Cherylynn MacGregor -- Empowering patients at the end of life: law, advocacy, policy / Kathryn L. Tucker -- Dying down under: from law reform to the peaceful pill / Philip Nitschke, Fiona Stewart -- Ageism and late-life choices / Margaret Cruikshank -- Physician-assisted suicide: why both sides are wrong / Ira Byock -- End of days / Marge Piercy
Control code
ocn781634237
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 326 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813549088
Lccn
2009000773
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt19v4bcb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)781634237
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
Final acts : death, dying, and the choices we make, edited by Nan Bauer-Maglin and Donna Perry
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Notes on my dying / Ruthann Robson -- Live longer or live better? / June Bingham -- "Life which is ours to know just once" / Nancy Barnes -- Caregiving Beulah: a relentless challenge / Susan Perlstein -- E-mails to family and friends: Claude and maxilla-declining gently / Sara M. Evans -- Whose death is it, anyway? / Carol K. Oyster -- The family tree / Jean Levitan -- Elegy for an optimist / Mimi Schwartz -- Buddhist reflections on life and death: a personal memoir / Alan Pope -- Death as my colleague / Mary Jumbelic -- The transformation of death in America / Stephen P. Kiernan -- Unintended consequences: hospice, hospitals, and the not-so-good death / Kathryn Temple -- The hospital ethics committee: solving medical dilemmas / Natalie R. Hannon -- Ethical principles for end-of-life decision making / Candace Cummins Gauthier -- Life or death: who gets to choose? / Cherylynn MacGregor -- Empowering patients at the end of life: law, advocacy, policy / Kathryn L. Tucker -- Dying down under: from law reform to the peaceful pill / Philip Nitschke, Fiona Stewart -- Ageism and late-life choices / Margaret Cruikshank -- Physician-assisted suicide: why both sides are wrong / Ira Byock -- End of days / Marge Piercy
Control code
ocn781634237
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 326 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813549088
Lccn
2009000773
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt19v4bcb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)781634237
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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