Assisted Death in Europe and America: Four Regimes and Their Lessons. Los Angeles: University of Health Care, 2005. This book is most valuable in helping to illuminate the issues and raise awareness--for consumers, health professionals, and politicians--about the fallacies of the current system. Reflections on Suffering and Evil. Demy, Donal P O'Mathuna, Paige C.
The idea appears to be to empower faceless bureaucrats to second guess care decisions by deciding after the fact whether hospitals should be paid for services rendered. Death on Demand: Jack Kevorkian and the Right-to-Die Movement. Death Talk: The Case against Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide. It has driven the cost of healthcare out of reach for many people, and it is a large factor in preventing the creation of universal coverage. Geographical Variations in Medicare Spending, Editorial by Kenneth I.
Euthanasia: Medical and Legal Issues in Terminal Health Care. The usual American way to solve problems is to offer simple solutions without having an in-depth understanding of all the issues and parameters causing the problems. Physician-Owned Specialty Hospitals and Coronary Revascularization Utilization Too Much of a Good Thing? Giving Death a Helping Hand: Physician-Assisted Suicide and Public Policy. A faculty development course was offered at the Medical College of Wisconsin to bolster existing medical student and housestaff training opportunities in palliative medicine. Seduced by Death: Doctors, Patients, and the Dutch Cure.
In Defiance of Death Exposing the Real Costs of End-of-Life Care by Kenneth A. In the end, if people want their lives maintained, that should be permitted because keeping people alive when that is what they want is the quintessential purpose of medicine. Critical Decisions at the Beginning of Life: Parents' Experiences of Treatment Withdrawal from Infants. Further, while studies show that 90 percent of all people would prefer to die at home surrounded by family and friends, the reality is that more than 70 percent die in institutions. This book documents these problems and provides a historical perspective of how our medical system evolved. Ken Fisher argues so passionately in this book, it's time for a change.
Ken Fisher argues so passionately in this book, it's time for a change. Terminally Ill -- psychology -- United States. Palliative medicine is an emerging world-wide discipline. But the method by which that shift should be accomplished is not the bludgeon of coercion, but education, compassionate counseling, and honest discussion. Fisher's proposals for reform are realistic and straightforward; and being invitational, they invite both dialogue and systemic changes in every aspect of healthcare. Aging: Decisions at the End of Life. In Defiance of Death: Exposing the Real Costs of End-of-Life Care.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. And it's expensive-about 22 percent of all medical expenditures are for people in the last year of their lives. Assisted Death: A Study in Ethics and Law. And that's just end-of-life care. . This thoughtful examination backed with the facts should serve as a primer to the medical community, patients and families, and to legislators to fully examine their role and responsibility to correct the course we're on. In Defiance of Death reviews the current state of end-of-life care and highlights its many problems from a variety of economic, political, and social perspectives.
The Maintenance of Life: Preventing Social Death through Euthanasia Talk and End-of-Life Care—Lessons from The Netherlands. Death is a natural part of life. The Ethics of Terminal Care: Orchestrating the End of Life. Geographical Variations in Medicare Spending, Editorial by Kenneth I. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Handbook for Mortals: Guidance for People Facing Serious Illness. A Palliative Ethic of Care: Clinical Wisdom at Life's End. Death with Dignity: The Case of Legalizing Physician-Assisted Dying and Euthanasia. List of IllustrationsForeword by Dr.