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The case of Terri Schiavo ethics at the end of life

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Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Schiavo, Terri, 1963-2005.,
  • Schiavo, Terri, 1963-2005.,
  • Right to die -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Terminal care -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Medical ethics -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Coma -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Life Support Care -- ethics.,
  • Persistent Vegetative State.,
  • Enteral Nutrition.,
  • Famous Persons.,
  • Life Support Care -- legislation & jurisprudence.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementArthur L. Caplan, James J. McCartney, Dominic A. Sisti, co-editors.
GenreCase studies., Biography.
ContributionsCaplan, Arthur L., McCartney, James J., Sisti, Dominic A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR726 .C357 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3418763M
ISBN 10159102398X
LC Control Number2005035135

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A compilation of legal documents, religious briefs, medical and news reports relating to various stages of Terri Schiavo's end of life case. Occasionally dry reading, but the result is the fairest representation of views from both sides of the right-to-die argument I can imagine creating/5. The Schiavo case changed all that. Although the decision to remove Terri Schiavo’s nutrition and hydration was made by her husband — her legal surrogate — based on his wife’s belief that such treatment was disproportionate, Schiavo’s immediate family protested so much that the case . The case of Terri Schiavo, a young woman who spent 15 years in a persistent vegetative state, has emerged as a watershed in debates over end-of-life care. While many observers had thought the right to refuse medical treatment was well established, this case split a family, divided a nation, and counfounded physicians, legislators, and many of the people they treated or represented. In renewing. The case of Terri Schiavo, a young woman who spent 15 years in a persistent vegetative state, has emerged as a watershed in debates over end-of-life care. While many observers had thought the right to refuse medical treatment was well established, this case split a family, divided a nation, and counfounded physicians, legislators, and many of the people they treated or represented.

  Book Review Essays The Case of Terri Schiavo: Ethics at the End of Life Arthur L. Caplan, James J. McCartney & Dominic A. Sisti, Eds. (Prometheus Books, Amherst, New York, ), pages, $Author: J D Julius Grossenbacher.   The case of Terri Schiavo, a young woman who spent 15 years in a persistent vegetative state, has emerged as a watershed in debates over end-of-life care. While many observers had thought the right to refuse medical treatment was well established, this case split a family, divided a nation, and counfounded physicians, legislators, and many of the people they treated or represented. : the case of terri schiavo. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. All. BOOKS ABOUT SCHIAVO AND THE SCHIAVO CASE. Caplan AL, McCartney JJ, Sisti DA, eds. The Case of Terri Schiavo: Ethics at the End of Life. New York: Prometheus Books, Eisenberg JB. The right vs. the Right to Die: Lessons from the Terri Schiavo Case and How to Stop it from Happening Again. New York: Harper Collins, Eisenberg JB.

This is a very good read and is a great book if you are just now reading about the Terri Schiavo case or for those whom have followed it since the beginning. Read more. 6 people found this helpful. Report abuse. Weezie From Dartmouth. out of 5 stars Four Stars. Reviewed in Canada on July 3, /5(). The case of Terri Schiavo by Arthur L. Caplan, James J. McCartney, , Prometheus Books edition, in English. Michael Schiavo wrote "Terri: the Truth". These books are clearly partisan and some, especially that of the Schindlers were highly emotive. "The Case of Terri Schiavo", edited by Caplan, McCartney, and Sisti is a compilation of various materials written contemporaneously or shortly after the case(s) - the Terri litigation involved many rounds 5/5(2). Michael Schiavo s epic battle, first to heal his wife, and then to allow her to die with dignity, was front-page news around the care for Terri, Michael became an EMT, then a registered respiratory therapist, and finally, a registered nurse. Michael has founded to mobilize voters against candidates who have no qualms about interfering in what should be personal, family /5(64).