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10/19/2016

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.


Introduction 
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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