Wrong medicine : doctors, patients, and futile treatment / Lawrence J. Schneiderman and Nancy S. Jecker.

Author
Schneiderman, L. J. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
2nd ed.
Published/​Created
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2011.
Description
xi, 230 p. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Related name
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Are doctors supposed to be doing this? -- Why it is hard to say no -- Why we must say no -- Families who say, do everything! -- Futility and rationing -- Medical futility in a litigious society -- Ethical implications of medical futility -- The way it is now/the way it ought to be : for patients -- The way it is now/the way it ought to be : for health professionals -- The high points : medical futility -- Medical futility : where do we stand now?.
ISBN
  • 9780801898501 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0801898501 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 9780801898518 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 080189851X (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2010025984
OCLC
643443322
RCP
C - S