Advance Directives and the Pursuit of Death with Dignity
AUTHOR: Cantor, Norman L.
PUBLISHER: Indiana University Press
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"[Cantor provides] both a cogent and provocative text and prodigious references." --The New England Journal of Medicine
"Cantor develops a careful and accessible ethic of autonomy and dignity regarding forgoing life-prolonging medical treatment... " --Ethics
"A thoughtful, informative and sensitive text... " --European Medical Journal
"Professor Cantor of Rutgers University School of Law has created a scholarly and sophisticated, yet quite accessible, legal analysis of the subject of advance directives... detailed, exhaustively referenced... " --The Florida Bar Journal
"This book is an excellent resource for anyone interested in learning about advance directives for health care." --Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal
"Cantor provides a very thorough, reliable, and readable guide... " --Robert M. Veatch, Director, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University
Cantor examines the medical, legal, and moral issues surrounding advance medical directives--those devices aimed at controlling medical intervention during the dying process after the patient is no longer competent.
PUBLICATION DATE: 10/22/1993
CATEGORY: Medical, Social Science