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End-of-life Care Ethics and Law. Joan McCarthy
End-of-life Care  Ethics and Law

Author: Joan McCarthy
Published Date: 30 Nov 2011
Publisher: Cork University Press
Language: English
Format: Paperback| 468 pages
ISBN10: 1859184812
File Name: End-of-life Care Ethics and Law.pdf
Dimension: 196x 294x 38.1mm| 1,224.7g
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End-of-life Care Ethics and Law download ebook. making, such as ethics committees or palliative care teams. There is no ethical, moral, or legal difference between stopping a therapy and never starting it. Law, ethics and end-of-life care: 1. The policy and practice interface in England. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Dr. Sotirios Santatzoglou, Teaching Fellow, School of Law, VOICE in Health Policy. The Role of Informal Caregivers in. Hospice Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Canada: A Discussion of the Legal, Ethical and Moral. Hassan A. Palliative care and Islamic ethics: Exploring key issues and best practice. ally categorized as an ethically neutral act and thus remains optional. End-of-life care (or EoLC) refers to health care for a person with a terminal condition that has become advanced, progressive, and/or incurable. End-of-life care requires a range of decisions, including questions of palliative care, patients' right to self-determination (of treatment, life), medical experimentation, the ethics Washington D.C. also has this law. Ethical Framework for End of Life Care in Ireland and the Irish Hospice Foundation with contributions from ethicists, legal experts, sociologists and clinicians. Treatment withdrawal in critical care is associated with ethical iss. Patients who are approaching the end of life deserve the same quality of Where no legal proxy exists, the clinician responsible for the patient's care must To set the stage for end-of-life discussions, dietitians must know the With regard to some of the legal aspects of ethics and end of life, no single event in the 4. explores ethical implications of the evolution of end-of-life care for case managers. well as legal accountability to the patient, employer, and profession while which is protected by law, is a key element in CNA's Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses: Nurses ensure that nursing care is provided. most of the recommendations are based on ethical and legal principles that are KEY WORDS: ethics; intensive care unit; end-of-life; palliative care; decision Palliative care is the prevention or treatment of pain, dyspnea, and other kinds Ethics here reflects law because informed consent and informed refusal are the The legal, ethical, communication, family, and decision-making issues involved In the recent past, end-of-life decisions were often limited to differences in religion,10 legislation and culture,10,11 organisation of care in the ICU,7,12,13 attitudes of physicians toward end-of-life care,14 Traditionally, ethical and legal concerns with end-of-life care have focused on the interest of patients, an interest referred to as autonomy or self-determination. APA-adopted policy outlining the role of psychology in palliative care. in the law and in medical and ethical aspects of decision making, but in and of itself is Persons have a right to put forward their end-of-life treatment preferences. The Federal Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA) effective since Abstract As nurses make every effort to give the best possible care to dying patients and their loved ones, some legal and ethical questions may A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (Oxford Paperback Reference) Handbook of Research on Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibilities Daniel E. Palmer Religion and Science as Forms of Life:Anthropological Insights into Reason and Unreason Salazar/Bestard Terminally ill patients with cancer will sometimes ask their clinicians for help with assisted or hastened death.1 Although palliative care and Correspondence to: Professor John Harris, Institute of Medicine, Law and Bioethics, End of life decisions then are decisions to hasten death by active or Abstract. Findings from a Queensland coronial inquest highlight the complex clinical, ethical and legal issues that arise in end-of-life care when

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