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Title Final acts : death, dying, and the choices we make / edited by Nan Bauer-Maglin and Donna Perry
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2010
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  HQ1073 F491 2010    AVAILABLE    30530001097237
Descript x, 326 p. ; 25 cm
Note Notes on my dying / Ruthann Robson -- Live longer or live better? / June Bingham -- "Life which is ours to know just once" / Nancy Barnes -- Caregiving Beulah: a relentless challenge / Susan Perlstein -- E-mails to family and friends: Claude and maxilla-declining gently / Sara M. Evans -- Whose death is it, anyway? / Carol K. Oyster -- The family tree / Jean Levitan -- Elegy for an optimist / Mimi Schwartz -- Buddhist reflections on life and death: a personal memoir / Alan Pope -- Death as my colleague / Mary Jumbelic -- The transformation of death in America / Stephen P. Kiernan -- Unintended consequences: hospice, hospitals, and the not-so-good death / Kathryn Temple -- The hospital ethics committee: solving medical dilemmas / Natalie R. Hannon -- Ethical principles for end-of-life decision making / Candace Cummins Gauthier -- Life or death: who gets to choose? / Cherylynn MacGregor -- Empowering patients at the end of life: law, advocacy, policy / Kathryn L. Tucker -- Dying down under: from law reform to the peaceful pill / Philip Nitschke and Fiona Stewart -- Ageism and late-life choices / Margaret Cruikshank -- Physician-assisted suicide: why both sides are wrong / Ira Byock -- End of days / Marge Piercy
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Death
Alt Author Maglin, Nan Bauer
Perry, Donna Marie, 1946-
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