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The Resource Embracing our mortality : hard choices in an age of medical miracles, Lawrence J. Schneiderman

Embracing our mortality : hard choices in an age of medical miracles, Lawrence J. Schneiderman

Label
Embracing our mortality : hard choices in an age of medical miracles
Title
Embracing our mortality
Title remainder
hard choices in an age of medical miracles
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence J. Schneiderman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
179.7
Index
index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.S3384 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2008 C-421
  • WB 310
NLM item number
S3595e 2008
Label
Embracing our mortality : hard choices in an age of medical miracles, Lawrence J. Schneiderman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Putting in writing what you want (and don't want) -- What may happen if you don't make it "clear and convincing" -- Facts and statistics -- Empathy and the imagination -- Ancient myth and modern medicine: what can we learn from the past? -- Hoping for a miracle -- What could be wrong with hope? -- Medical futility -- Beyond futility to an ethic of care -- Future decisions we may all have to make
Control code
ocn162143312
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
x, 219 p.
Isbn
9780195339451
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007031635
System control number
  • (OCoLC)162143312
  • a821686
Label
Embracing our mortality : hard choices in an age of medical miracles, Lawrence J. Schneiderman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Putting in writing what you want (and don't want) -- What may happen if you don't make it "clear and convincing" -- Facts and statistics -- Empathy and the imagination -- Ancient myth and modern medicine: what can we learn from the past? -- Hoping for a miracle -- What could be wrong with hope? -- Medical futility -- Beyond futility to an ethic of care -- Future decisions we may all have to make
Control code
ocn162143312
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
x, 219 p.
Isbn
9780195339451
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007031635
System control number
  • (OCoLC)162143312
  • a821686

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