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Tollefsen, Christopher

Artificial Nutrition and Hydration

Tollefsen, Christopher - Artificial Nutrition and Hydration, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. The Issue

1. Why do Unresponsive Patients Still Matter?
Bishop Anthony Fisher

2. Are We Morally Obliged to Feed PVS Patients Till Natural Death?
Michael Degnan

3. Caring for Persons in the “Persistent Vegetative State” and Pope John Paul II’s March 20 2004 Address “On Life-Sustaining Treatments and the Vegetative State”
William E. May

4. Food and Fluids: Human Law, Human Rights and Human Interests
Jacqueline Laing

Part II. Philosophers Address the Issue

5. Quality of Life and Assisted Nutrition
Alfonso Gómez-Lobo

6. Towards Ethical Guidelines for the Use of Artificial Nutrition and Hydration
Joseph Boyle

7. Understanding the Ethics of Artificially Providing Food and Water
J. L. A. Garcia

8. The Ethics of Pope John Paul’s Allocution on Care of the PVS Patient: A Response to J.L.A. Garcia
Peter J. Cataldo

Part III. Symposium on the Views of Fr. Kevin O’Rourke, O.P.

9. Reflections on the Papal Allocution Concerning Care For PVS Patients
Kevin O’Rourke

10. The Papal Allocution Concerning Care for PVS Patients: A Reply to Fr. O’Rourke
Patrick Lee

11. Response to Patrick Lee
Kevin O’Rourke

12. The Morality of Tube Feeding PVS Patients: A Critique of the View of Kevin O’Rourke, O.P.
Mark S. Latkovic

Part IV. Concluding Reflections

13. Ten Errors Regarding End of Life Issues, and Especially Artificial Nutrition and Hydration
Christopher Tollefsen

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Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402062070

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