Princeton University Library Catalog

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

Author:
Schneiderman, L. J. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2011.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
xi, 230 p. ; 23 cm.
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?.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780801898501 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0801898501 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 9780801898518 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 080189851X (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2010025984
OCLC:
643443322
Related name:
RCP:
C - S