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  • Shapiro, Susan P., author.
     
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  • Terminal care -- Decision making.
     
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  • Terminal care -- Decision making -- Case studies.
     
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  • Advance directives (Medical care)
     
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  • Advance directives (Medical care) -- Psychological aspects.
     
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  • Terminally ill -- Civil rights.
     
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  • Right to die -- Moral and ethical aspects.
     
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  • Medical ethics.
     
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  • Intensive care units.
     
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    Speaking for the dying : life-and-death decisions in intensive care / Susan P. Shapiro.
    by Shapiro, Susan P., author.
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    Subjects
  • Terminal care -- Decision making.
  •  
  • Terminal care -- Decision making -- Case studies.
  •  
  • Advance directives (Medical care)
  •  
  • Advance directives (Medical care) -- Psychological aspects.
  •  
  • Terminally ill -- Civil rights.
  •  
  • Right to die -- Moral and ethical aspects.
  •  
  • Medical ethics.
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  • Intensive care units.
  • ISBN: 
    9780226615608
    022661560X
    9780226615745
    022661574X
    9780226615882
    Description: 
    ix, 336 pages ; 23 cm.
    Contents: 
    Holding life and death in their hands -- Is this for me? -- The intensive care unit. Personnel ; Rhythms ; Economics -- Actors. Patients ; Friends, family, and significant others ; Health care professionals -- Decisions. Informed consent ; Venues ; Affect ; Conflict -- Prognosis. Evidence ; Timing ; Mixed messages ; Negotiation ; Accuracy ; Prognostic framing -- Decision-making scripts. The legal script ; Cognitive scripts ; Conflicts of interest ; Law at the bedside -- Improvisation: decisions in the real world. The patient should decide ; Reprising patient instructions ; Standing in the patient's shoes ; Beneficence ; It's God's decision ; What we want ; Denial, opting out -- Making a difference? The role of physicians ; Opting for a trajectory ; Outcomes ; I thought the law would take care of this ; Does any of this matter? -- The end. Implications ; Before it's too late ; When it's too late ; When "this" happens to me.
    Holding life and death in their hands -- The intensive care unit -- Actors -- Decisions -- Prognosis -- Decision-making scripts -- Improvisation -- Making a difference? -- The end. Implications -- Appendix A: The research -- Appendix B.1: Patient occupation -- Appendix B.2: Patient age, gender and marital status -- Appendix B.3: Location and purpose of observed meetings -- Appendix C: Relationship between multiple trajectories traversed -- Appendix D: Decision trajectory by patient and surrogate characteristics -- Appendix E: Advance-directive status and aspects of the decision-making process, outcome, and impact.
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