Final Acts

Final Acts

Death, Dying, and the Choices We Make

eBook - 2010
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For those who yearn for some measure of control over death Final Acts, offers insight and hope. Writing in a style free of technical jargon, the contributors discuss documents that should be prepared (health proxy, do-not-resuscitate order, living will, power of attorney); decision-making (over medical interventions, life support, hospice and palliative care, aid-in-dying, treatment location, speaking for those who can no longer express their will); and the roles played by religion, custom, family, friends, caretakers, money, the medical establishment, and the government.
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010
ISBN: 9780813549088
0813549086
9780813546278
0813546273
9780813546285
0813546281
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 326 pages)

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