By Peter J. Whitehouse, Jesse Ballenger, Sid Katz (auth.), David N. Weisstub, David C. Thomasma, Serge Gauthier, George F. Tomossy (eds.)
Decisions on the finish of Life is the final quantity in a trilogy on Aging conceived for the International Library of Ethics, legislation, and the NewMedicine. best students from a number of disciplines learn essentially the most emotive issues within the examine of getting older: assessing caliber of existence, enhancing end-of-life care, palliative care, euthanasia, and consent to research.
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Aging: Decisions at the End of Life by Peter J. Whitehouse, Jesse Ballenger, Sid Katz (auth.), David N. Weisstub, David C. Thomasma, Serge Gauthier, George F. Tomossy (eds.)