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dc.creatorMallia, Pierreen
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-09T00:39:38Zen
dc.date.available2016-01-09T00:39:38Zen
dc.date.created2010-12-02en
dc.date.issued2010-12-02en
dc.identifierdoi:10.2147/CIA.S15001en
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationClinical interventions in aging 2010 December 2; 5: 373-80en
dc.identifier.urihttp://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/gateway?version=1.0&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&atitle=Clinical+intervention+in+aging:+ethicolegal+issues+in+assessing+risk+and+benefit.&title=Clinical+interventions+in+aging+&volume=&issue=&date=2010-12&au=Mallia,+Pierreen
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.2147/CIA.S15001en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10822/1019978en
dc.description.abstractThe ethical dimension of treating the elderly, including risk-benefit analysis, focuses mainly on quality of life and end-of-life issues. These include arguments on advance directives and the concept of extraordinary treatments. This paper looks more closely at the philosophical approach to aging in order to address questions on the direction of research and issues such as longevity and social construction of the aging process. It is the way society moves to understand the value-laden choices on aging that directs the goals of treatment and research. Whilst these vary culturally, one has to reckon with a postmodern view of aging which may, in turn, reflect on the course of action of future care and research in aging. The paper canvasses how, in reality, four principles act as guidelines for moral discourse, and discusses how changing values in society decide this course of action.en
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dc.languageenen
dc.sourceeweb:336140en
dc.subjectAdvance Directivesen
dc.subjectAgingen
dc.subjectGoalsen
dc.subjectGuidelinesen
dc.subjectLifeen
dc.subjectQuality of Lifeen
dc.subjectResearchen
dc.subjectRisken
dc.subjectValuesen
dc.subject.classificationPatient Relationshipsen
dc.subject.classificationLiving Wills / Advance Directivesen
dc.subject.classificationHealth Care Programs for the Ageden
dc.titleClinical Intervention in Aging: Ethicolegal Issues in Assessing Risk and Benefiten
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