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Fatal Illness Is Truth Right for All Patients
Fatal Illness is Truth Right for All Patients
Death on Request
Through this documentary filmed in the Netherlands (in Dutch with English subtitles) we are permitted to come to know Antoinette and Cees de Joode and their doctor Dr. Van Oijen, a family practitioner, as they discuss Cees' ...
Death by Doctor (1998)
CBS 60 Minutes television program broadcast on November 22, 1998. Narrated by Mike Wallace. Jack Kevorikian and Thomas Youk.
Nutrition and Hydration: Complex Decisions (1990)
Three families who have daughters being cared for in a Missouri rehabilitation hospital present their differing views on desired care for the persistent vegetative state. Two, the Terrys and the Moores, want tube feeding ...
Choosing to Forego Artificial Nutrition (1990)
Physicians Joanne Lynn and Zail Berry explain treatments that deliver nutrition and hydration for the terminally ill who are unable to swallow. Clinical photos show a gastrostomy tube in place in a patient's stomach and ...
Treatment Decisions at the End of Life (1990)
Four patients are depicted: Andy Jacobs, described as ``a baby born to die,'' whose mother refuses further treatment and takes him home; David Nalbert, who was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at five and refuses ventilator ...
Solitârio Anônimo (2007)
"An elderly man lying on the grass waiting to die. In his pocket, a message announced that he was from a distant land. He had no documents or any possessions. His desire was to die alone and anonymous. This is the beginning ...
Ethical Issues in Orthopaedic Surgery (1998)
This program was originally developed to help train orthopaedic residents. Ten clinical cases are presented to stimulate discussion. The associated discussion guide provides questions and answers focusing on the ethical ...
In Sickness or in Health: Making Decisions in Long-Term Care
This film is directed to health care staff. It discusses patients and their rights in nursing homes and raises the issue of health care decision making for both incompetent and competent residents. The program provides ...
A Catholic-Christian Response to Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide (1993)
The Rev. Benedict Ashley, OP, STD, PhD, offers an historical background of the Catholic church's position on suicide, discussing early martyrs and limits to individualism. Other panel members describe common assumptions ...