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dc.date.accessioned2016-01-08T23:05:40Zen
dc.date.available2016-01-08T23:05:40Zen
dc.date.created2002en
dc.date.issued2002en
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationChoices, Inc.; Amazon.comen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10822/951112en
dc.description.abstract"Today, medical technology enables us to keep people alive in situations that once would have meant their deaths. This situation often leads to painful decisions on how far we should go to keep seriously hurt or ill patients alive. Michael Martin was so badly injured that he could not make healthcare decisions for himself. His wife insisted that she had promised him she would allow him to die if he should ever become totally dependant on others. Yet Michael Martin, though clearly incapacitated, was not unconscious. Should he be kept alive or should he be allowed to die?" [description taken from cassette box] A study guide for this program is available from Choices, Inc. At http://www.choicesvideo.net/guidebooks/WAV/landmarktrialsofmodern ethicsmartin.pdf. This guide is housed with the video in the NRCBL collection. "New conditions bring new choices. Today, advances in technology and changing social norms force us to confront ethical issues that rarely arose in the past. Sophisticated medical devices can keep a patient alive in ways that were once impossible. But what if a patient--or a patient's family--doesn't wish these mechanisms to be used? Another concern involves the end of life-- who decides when it occurs? If a terminally ill person chooses to die, does that person deserve medical assistance? Or how far can a child go when he believes his parents are abusive? Very often, such delicate questions must be decided in court. LANDMARK TRIALS OF MODERN ETHICS explores some of these remarkable cases." [description taken from cassette box]en
dc.formatAudiovisualen
dc.languageenen
dc.sourceeweb:242066en
dc.subjectEthicsen
dc.subjectLifeen
dc.subjectMedical Devicesen
dc.subjectParentsen
dc.subjectPatientsen
dc.subjectTechnologyen
dc.subjectTerminally Illen
dc.subject.classificationProlongation of Life and Euthanasiaen
dc.subject.classificationThird Party Consenten
dc.titleA Battle Over Life Support: In Re Michael Martin (2002)en
dc.typeVideoen
dc.provenanceCitation prepared by the Library and Information Services group of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University for the ETHXWeb database.en
dc.provenanceCitation migrated from OpenText LiveLink Discovery Server database named EWEB hosted by the Bioethics Research Library to the DSpace collection EthxWeb hosted by DigitalGeorgetown.en


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