Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Life on the line : ethics, aging, ending patients' lives, and allocating vital resources / John F. Kilner.

By: Kilner, John Frederic.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., c1992Description: ix, 349 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0802806309 (pbk.); 9780802806307 (pbk.).Subject(s): Christian ethics | Medical ethics | Euthanasia | Health care rationingDDC classification: 174/.24 Also issued online.
Contents:
Pt. 1. Living ethically: -- A way of thinking -- Other perspectives -- An expanded view -- pt. 2. Ending patient's lives: -- A patient's wishes -- Taking someone's life -- Deciding against treatment -- Important distinctions -- pt. 3. Allocating vital resources: -- Medical assessments and the elderly -- Nonmedical exclusion of the elderly -- The pursuit of social benefit -- Determining who lives -- Conclusion: ending lives and allocating resources.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Knox Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
Main PNH Kil (Browse shelf) Available N606621

Includes bibliographical references (p. 304-339) and index.

Pt. 1. Living ethically: -- A way of thinking -- Other perspectives -- An expanded view -- pt. 2. Ending patient's lives: -- A patient's wishes -- Taking someone's life -- Deciding against treatment -- Important distinctions -- pt. 3. Allocating vital resources: -- Medical assessments and the elderly -- Nonmedical exclusion of the elderly -- The pursuit of social benefit -- Determining who lives -- Conclusion: ending lives and allocating resources.

Also issued online.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Hours

Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 4.30pm

Weekends and statutory holidays: CLOSED

3 Arden St, Opoho 9010, Dunedin, New Zealand.

03-473 0771 hewitson@prcknox.org.nz

Designed by Catalyst

Powered by Koha

// {lang: 'en-NZ'} //