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The Oxford Handbook of Ethics at the End of Life

I just received my hard copy of The Oxford Handbook of Ethics at the End of Life.  I am delighted to be a part (see chapter five on futility) of this fantastic anthology.  Here is the complete table of contents.

Stuart J. Youngner and Robert M. Arnold

Legal Issues in Death and Dying: How Rights and Autonomy Have Shaped Clinical Practice
Alan Meisel

“So What Do You Want Us to Do?”: Patients’ Rights, Unintended Consequences, and the Surrogate’s Role
Mark P. Aulisio

Death at the Beginning: The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Renee D. Boss

Dying Children and the Kindness of Strangers
John D. Lantos

Medical Futility and Potentially Inappropriate Treatment
Douglas B. White and Thaddeus M. Pope

Conscientious Objection
Mark R. Wicclair

Continuous Sedation at the End of Life
Sigrid Sterckx and Kasper Raus

The Ethics of Medically Assisted Nutrition and Hydration at the End of Life: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff
Daniel P. Sulmasy

Disorders of Consciousness and Neuro-Palliative Care: Toward an Expanded Scope of Practice for the Field
Joseph J. Fins and Maria G. Master

Ethical Issues in Prognosis and Prognostication
Alexander K. Smith and Paul Glare

The Smell of Chlorine: Coming to Terms with Death
Stuart J. Youngner

Talking and Working with Dying Patients: True Grief and Loss
Lisa Humphrey

The Nature of Suffering
Eric J. Cassell

On Our Difficulties Speaking to and About the Dying
David Barnard

The Cost of Dying Among the Elderly in the United States: Ethical Issues
Susannah L. Rose and Janelle Highland

Death, Dying, and the Disabled
Anita Silvers and Leslie P. Francis

The Effect of Social Media on End-of-Life Decision Making
Jessica Berg

Cultural Factors
Megan Crowley-Matoka

Ethnicity as a Factor
Kimberly S. Johnson and Ramona L. Rhodes

Reframing Care in End-of-Life Care Helpful Themes from a Catholic-Christian Understanding of Death
Michael McCarthy and Mark Kuczewski

Physician-Assisted Death in the Netherlands
Gerrit Kimsma

The Case Against Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia
Ira Byock

Goodbye, Thomas: The Case for Physician-Assisted Dying
Margaret P. Battin

Depression and the Desire to Die Near the End of Life
Nathan Fairman and Scott A. Irwin

Hospice and Palliative Care: Developments, Differences, and Challenges
David Clark

Potential Perils to the Promise of Specialty Palliative Care
Robert M. Arnold

Marketing Palliative Care
Bridget Tracy and Rolfe Sean Morrison

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