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Title Cultural issues in end-of-life decision making / editors, Kathryn L. Braun, James H. Pietsch, Patricia L. Blanchette.

Publication Info. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [2000]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.9 C968C    Check Shelf
Description xii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An introduction to culture and its influence on end-of-life decision making / Kathryn L. Braun, James H. Pietsch, and Patricia L. Blanchette -- The medical, legal, and ethical context of death and dying. Physical aspects of dying / Julie A. Patterson Fago -- Cognitive changes that affect capacity and end-of-life decisions / Ronald A. Martino -- Autonomy, advance directives, and the patient self-determination act / James H. Pietsch and Kathryn L. Braun -- Ethical considerations and court involvement in end-of-life decision making / Marshall B. Kapp -- Ethnic perspectives on end-of-life decision making. Cultural and religious issues for African Americans / Charles P. Mouton -- Advance directives and end-of-life care : the Hispanic perspective / Melissa A. Talamantes, Celina Gomez, and Kathryn L. Braun -- Cultural issues in end-of-life decision making among Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States / Gwen Yeo and Nancy Hikoyeda -- End-of-life decision making in American Indian and Alaska native cultures / Nancy Westlake Van Winkle -- Religious perspectives on end-of-life decision making. Christian perspectives on end-of-life decision making : faith in a community / Mary Rowell -- Catholic perspectives on euthanasia and assisted suicide : the human person and the quest for meaning / Marc R. Alexander -- Jewish perspectives on end-of-life decision making / William Kavesh -- Muslim perspectives regarding death, dying, and end-of-life decision making / Hamid Abdul Hai and Asad Husain -- Buddhist issues in end-of-life decision making / Ronald Y. Nakasone -- End-of-life issues in institutional cultures and for special populations. Issues in end-of-life decision making in the hospital and nursing home culture / Charon A. Pierson -- End-of-life issues in the military culture / Patricia W. Nishimoto and Ross E. Newmann -- End-of-life issues in the HIV/AIDS community / Russel Ogden -- End-of-life issues : a disabilities perspective / Tom Koch -- Talking to patients about death and dying : improving communication across cultures / Shari L. Kogan, Patricia L. Blanchette, and Kamal Masaki.
Subject Death -- Social aspects -- United States.
Terminal care -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies.
Minorities -- Medical care -- United States.
Attitude to Death -- ethnology -- United States.
Right to Die -- United States.
Advance Directives -- ethnology -- United States.
Cultural Diversity -- United States.
Ethics, Medical -- United States.
Religion and Medicine -- United States.
Added Author Braun, Kathryn.
Pietsch, James H.
Blanchette, Patricia L.
ISBN 0761912169 alkaline paper
0761912177 alkaline paper
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