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Published: 26 May 2016

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780199392957

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Through the Valley of Shadows

Living Wills, Intensive Care, and Making Medicine Human

Samuel Brown

  • Propose a new model of Personalized Care during Serious Illness to replace living wills
  • Offers a new approach—individualized guidance—to the practice of autonomy within medicine
  • Integrates new findings of cognitive psychology relevant to the experience of and decision making within life-threatening illness
  • Advocates for humanizing reform of intensive care units through author's clinical and personal experience

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