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Published: 02 April 2018

568 Pages | 36

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199313945

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Ethics in Palliative Care

A Complete Guide

Robert C. Macauley, MD

  • Provides comprehensive analysis of a broad range of ethical topics in palliative care, combining historicolegal perspective, clinical experience, and philosophical rigor
  • Deftly tackles difficult topics, including the right to die, palliative sedation, physician-assisted dying, pain management, requests for non-beneficial treatment, pediatric palliative care, and the "death panel" controversy
  • Drawing on real-life cases yet written in non-technical language, this complete guide will appeal to both medical professionals and lay readers.

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