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Determining a Patient’s Capacity to Refuse Dialysis and DieWhen Professional Competence and Credentials Do Not Overlap

Determining a Patient’s Capacity to Refuse Dialysis and Die: When Professional Competence and Credentials Do Not Overlap  

James DuBois

in Ethical Conundrums, Quandaries and Predicaments in Mental Health Practice: A Casebook from the Files of Experts

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2011
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780190241742
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195385298.003.0017
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Professional Development and Training, Ethics in Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195385298
This case discusses a patient's capacity to dialysis refusal and the right to die. The chapter presents a discussion of the key ethical issues, a summary of the primary ethical conundrums ... More
Consulting on End-of-Life Decisions

Consulting on End-of-Life Decisions  

James L. Werth Jr. and Erica Whiting

in Psychologists' Desk Reference (3 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2013
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230494
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199845491.003.0143
Specialty: 
Professional Development and Training
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199845491

Chapter 143 considers consulting on end-of-life decisions, assisting the dying person, their loved ones, and health care professionals, along with ethical and legal considerations. ...

Dying and Bereavement

Dying and Bereavement  

Robert Kastenbaum

in Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261856
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195115468.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195115468
This chapter explores dying and bereavement. It first outlines the major causes of death for elderly men and women, and trends that are in evidence in order to present a context for ... More
Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective  

John C. Cavanaugh and Susan Krauss Whitbourne (eds)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261856
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195115468.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Geropsychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195115468
This title presents an overview of gerontology appropriate for beginning, graduate and advanced undergraduate students. The text includes seminal chapters on theory, methodology, ... More

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