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Title Ethical foundations of palliative care for Alzheimer disease / edited by Ruth B. Purtilo and Henk A. M. J. ten Have ; foreword by Christine K. Cassel.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.196831 Et37 2004    ---  Available
Description xxi, 368 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Darkness cometh : personal, social, and economic burdens of Alzheimer disease / Richard L. O'Brien -- Neuropathology and symptomatology in Alzheimer disease : implications for caregiving and competence / Roger A. Brumback -- Clinical challenge of uncertain diagnosis and prognosis in patients with dementia / David A. Bennahum -- Expanding the scope of palliative care / Henk A. M. J. ten Have -- Hospital-based palliative care and dementia, or what do we treat patients for and how do we do it? / Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert and Anne-Sophie Rigaud -- Elderly persons with advanced dementia : an opportunity for a palliative culture in medicine / Pierre Boitte.
Autonomy and the lived body in the cases of severe dementia / Wim J. M. Dekkers -- Moral self as patient / Judith Lee Kissell -- Practice of palliative care and the theory of medical ethics : Alzheimer disease as an example / Rien Janssens -- Tendency of contemporary decision-making strategies to deny the condition of Alzheimer disease / Jos V. M. Welie -- Advance directives and end-of-life decision making in Alzheimer disease : practical challenges / Winifred J. Ellenchild Pinch -- Saying no to patients with Alzheimer disease : rethinking relations among personhood, autonomy, and world / Franz J. Illhardt.
Ethical challenge of treating pain in Alzheimer disease : a dental case / Gunilla Nordenram -- Alzheimer disease and euthanasia / Bert Gordijn -- Role of nurses and nursing education in the palliative care of patients and their families / Elizabeth Furlong -- Ethical dimensions of Alzheimer disease decision making : the need for early patient and family education / Linda S. Scheirton -- Changing patterns of protection and care for incapacitated adults : perspectives from a European society in transition / Eugenijus Gefenas.
Social marginalization of persons with disability : justice considerations for Alzheimer disease / Ruth B. Purtilo -- Biomedical research in Alzheimer disease / Patricio F. Reyes -- Conducting research in the Alzheimer disease population : balancing individual, group, family, and societal interests / Soren Holm -- Drugs and dementia : pharmacotherapy and decision making by primary caregivers / Amy M. Haddad.
Subject Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Palliative treatment -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Palliative treatment -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Hospice care -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Ethics, Professional.
Palliative Care.
Added Author Purtilo, Ruth B.
Have, H. ten.
ISBN 0801878705 (hbk.)
Standard No. NLM 101186896

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