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Last Rights: A Catholic Perspective on End-of-Life Decisions

Dolores L. Christie
Format
Book
Published
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2003.
Language
English
ISBN
074253152X (alk. paper), 0742531538 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • A Catholic view of the human person
  • The Catholic moral tradition : objective elements
  • The decision maker and the tradition
  • Making plans before dying
  • When they say treatment is futile
  • When the patient cannot respond : coma or persistent vegetative state
  • When the patient cannot eat
  • When the patient is ready to die : suicide and its companions
  • Final gifts : interpersonal dimensions of dying
  • The final blessing : religious and pastoral dimensions of dying.
Description
xii, 205 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-196) and index.
Technical Details
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