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Shalev, Carmel (2010-03)In the latter half of the 20th century, Western medicine moved death from the home to the hospital. As a result, the process of dying seems to have lost its spiritual dimension, and become a matter of prolonging material ...
The Cultural Context of Patient's Autonomy and Doctor's Duty: Passive Euthanasia and Advance Directives in Germany and Israel Schicktanz, Silke; Raz, Aviad; Shalev, Carmel (2010-11)The moral discourse surrounding end-of-life (EoL) decisions is highly complex, and a comparison of Germany and Israel can highlight the impact of cultural factors. The comparison shows interesting differences in how patient's ...