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Published: 03 March 2008

232 Pages

ISBN: 9780195339451

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Embracing Our Mortality

Hard Choices in an Age of Medical Miracles

Lawrence Schneiderman

  • A unique approach to the trying medical choices many of us have to make at the end of our lives, combining science, empathy, and an acceptance of death
  • Offers insight into how to achieve a just and universal health care
  • Includes a wide range of case examples, drawn from the author's fifty years as a clinician and medical ethicist
  • Provides guidance on "deciding how to decide" about medical choices at the end of life

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