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Title Three patients : international perspective on intensive care at the end of life / edited by David Crippen, Jack K. Kilcullen, David F. Kelly
Published Boston ; London : Kluwer Academic Publishers, [2002]
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Description xvii, 275 pages : 1 illustration ; 24 cm
Series Springer Nature Book Archives Millennium (2000-2004)
Contents Machine derived contents note: Contributors. Foreword; P. Safar. Introduction. Overview; J.K. Kilcullen. Medical Futility in American Health Care; D.F. Kelly. Multinational Perspective on Treatment of the Three Patients. Description of the Cases; D. Crippen. South Africa; R. Burrows. Australia; M. Fisher. United Kingdom; A. Batchelor. India; F. Kapadia. New Zealand; S. Streat. The Netherlands; H. van der Spoel. Russia; M. Karakozov. Hong Kong; I.K.S. Tan. Israel; A. Roy-Shapira. Canada; T.S. Rogovein. Urban United States; D. Chalfin. Summaries of Medical Comments. Patient A. Is Treatment Worthwhile? B. Gipe. Globalization of Critical Care; J.W. Hoyt. A Multilevel Examination of a Critically Ill Patient; J.K. Kilcullen. Patient B. The Decision-Making Process; R. Berger. Should Patient B Receive Critical Care? J.-L. Vincent. The Yin and Yang of Critical Care: Utilitarianism Meets the Law of Supply and Demand; I.S. Douglas. Patient C. Treatment of a ̀Classic' Intensive Care Unit Patient; M. Levy. Should This Patient Be Admitted to a Critical Care Unit? D. Crippen. Multiple Organ Failure and Intensive Care; R. Burrows. General Multidisciplinary Survey. Discussion of the Medical Aspects of Futility; D. Crippen. Discussion of the Ethical Aspects of Futility; D.F. Kelly. Waiting for the Cavalry: The Role of the Courts in Recognizing Medical Futility; J.K. Kilcullen. Comments From Paramedical Providers. End-of-Life Care in The Intensive Care Unit; G. Ford. Advanced Medical Technology and End of Life: A Respiratory Care Practitioner's Perspective; D.H. Walker. Medical Futility; L.B. Jenal. Afterword; D. Crippen. Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Euthanasia -- Cross-cultural studies.
Right to die -- Cross-cultural studies.
Critical care medicine -- Cross-cultural studies.
Medical ethics -- Cross-cultural studies.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Ethics, Clinical.
Critical Care -- statistics & numerical data.
Right to Die.
Euthanasia, Passive.
Genre/Form Case Report
Author Kelly, David F.
Crippen, David, 1943-
Kilcullen, Jack K.
LC no. 2002016051
ISBN 0792376714 :