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Advance Directives and the Pursuit of Death with Dignity

Advance Directives and the Pursuit of Death with Dignity (Hardback)

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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.

Medical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesMedical professionMedical ethics & professional conductPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryEthics & moral philosophyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: death & dying Publisher: Indiana University Press Publication Date: 01/06/1993 ISBN-13: 9780253313041  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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NORMAN L. CANTOR is Professor of Law and Justice Nathan L. Jacobs Scholar at Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, and is also a member of the Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University. He served as an advisor to counsel in the Karen Ann Quinlan case and as advisor to the New Jersey Bioethics Committee. He is author of Legal Frontiers of Death and Dying and numerous law journal articles covering legal aspects of death and dying.

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