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Title A Good old age? : the paradox of setting limits / edited by Paul Homer and Martha Holstein ; afterword by Daniel Callahan.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Simon & Schuster, c1990.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.19897 G599    ---  Available
Description 319 p. ; 23 cm.
Note "A Touchstone book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Why we must set limits / Daniel Callahan -- Voices of the old / Martha Holstein -- Longer lives, harder choices / David Blumenthal -- Setting limits : from rationing to rationalizing health care / T. Patrick Hill -- Pied piper returns for the old folks / Nat Hentoff -- Letting individuals decide / Terrie Wetle and Richard W. Besdine -- Seek vision, not limits / Steven Miles -- Setting medical limits / Joseph Fletcher -- Return of eugenics / Richard John Neuhaus -- Is there any future in being old? / Thomas H. Murray -- Daniel Callahan's public problem / James P. Wind -- Medical care-- and caring / Ezekiel J. Emanuel -- Tough choice on health care costs / William B. Schwartz and Henry J. Aaron -- Aim not just for longer life, but expanded 'health span' / Daniel Perry and Robert N. Butler -- Spare the old, save the young / Amitai Etzioni -- Setting limits or promoting health? / Anne R. Somers -- Getting from 'I' to 'we' / Larry R. Churchill -- Limits of medicine / Stanley Hauerwas -- Health care entitlements and the elderly : a liberal critique of setting limits / Dan W. Brock -- Disenfranchising the elderly from life-extending medical care / Nancy S. Jecker -- Setting limits : for whose benefit? / Peter Singer -- Toward a public dialogue on the meaning of aging and the aged / Monsignor Charles J. Fahey -- Limits of setting limits / Christine K. Cassel -- Balancing our capacity to hope with our need to cope : the role of science in creating health-cost dilemmas / Robert Morris.
Generational equity and the public policy debate : quagmire or opportunity? / Meredith Minkler -- Setting the wrong limits : class biases and the biographical standard / Elizabeth A. Binney and Carroll L. Estes -- Rationing health care : legal issues and alternatives to age-based schemes / Marshall B. Kapp -- "Natural" limits to health care / Harry R. Moody -- Debating setting limits / Martha Holstein -- Daniel Callahan responds to his critics.
Subject Older people -- Medical care -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Added Author Homer, Paul.
Holstein, Martha.
Callahan, Daniel, 1930-2019.
ISBN 0671684396 (hard) : $21.95
0671707396 (pbk.) : $9.95

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