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Decisions about the end of life. Who decides?
Authors: Nakos, Georgios
Karachaliou, Angeliki
Kitsakos, Athanasios
Koulouras, Vasileios
Kostanti, Eleonora
Lachana, Alexandra
Papathanakos, Georgios
Papathanasiou, Athanasios
Stamati, Vasiliki
Tigkas, Stylianos
Tsagkaris, Iraklis
Reviewer: Armaganidis, Apostolos
Subject: MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > HEALTH SCIENCES > MEDICINE > CLINICAL MEDICINE > THERAPEUTICS > CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > HEALTH SCIENCES > MEDICINE > INTERNAL MEDICINE
Keywords:
End Of Life
Quality Of Life
Ethical Dilemmas
Description:
Abstract:
A major issue for health care providers in ICUs is the actions and the decisions for end of life in severe critically ill patients. In this chapter we discuss the basic principles and the ethical dilemmas addressing this issue.
Table of Contents:
12.1 . Introduction
12.2. Who should make decisions about the end of life?
12.3. Epilogue
Bibliography/References
Evaluation criteria
Linguistic Editors: Koutsouki, Spyridoula
Technical Editors: Giannakeas, Nikolaos
Type: Chapter
Creation Date: 2015
Item Details:
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/gr
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/11419/888
Bibliographic Reference: Nakos, G., Karachaliou, A., Kitsakos, A., Koulouras, V., Kostanti, E., Lachana, A., Papathanakos, G., Papathanasiou, A., Stamati, V., Tigkas, S., & Tsagkaris, I. (2015). Decisions about the end of life. Who decides? [Chapter]. In Nakos, G., Karachaliou, A., Kitsakos, A., Koulouras, V., Kostanti, E., Lachana, A., Papathanakos, G., Papathanasiou, A., Stamati, V., Tigkas, S., & Tsagkaris, I. 2015. Emergency treatment [Undergraduate textbook]. Kallipos, Open Academic Editions. chapter 35. http://hdl.handle.net/11419/888
Language: Greek
Is Part of: Emergency treatment
Publication Origin: Kallipos, Open Academic Editions