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Published: 03 November 2016

488 Pages


ISBN: 9780199974412

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The Oxford Handbook of Ethics at the End of Life

Edited by Stuart J. Youngner and Robert M. Arnold

Oxford Handbooks

  • Engages with current research on palliative care and maps out directions for future analysis
  • Chapters examine following four areas: clinical and legal issues; theoretical, cultural, and psychological issues; physician-assisted death; and palliative care and hospice issues
  • Considers shift towards reconciling medical technology with the more compassionate alternatives offered by palliative and hospice care