The Resource Death and dying, Lauri S. Scherer, book editor, (electronic resource)

Death and dying, Lauri S. Scherer, book editor, (electronic resource)

Label
Death and dying
Title
Death and dying
Statement of responsibility
Lauri S. Scherer, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents differing views on the various social aspects surrounding death and dying worldwide. Causes of death are examined, including increases in mortality due to AIDS in Africa, drug abuse in Scotland, and suicide in Ireland. Chapters discuss access to palliative end-of-life care and assisted suicide; influences of the world's major religions and their beliefs, traditions and rituals surrounding death; and funeral practices around the world
Member of
Cataloging source
MiFhGG
Dewey number
362.175
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
HB1321
LC item number
.D43 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scherer, Lauri S.
  • Gale Group
Series statement
  • Issues that concern you
  • Gale virtual reference library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mortality
  • Death
  • Terminal care
Label
Death and dying, Lauri S. Scherer, book editor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:inde80299&res_id=info:sid/gale:GVRL&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft_id=info:sid/gale:bmcode:recid/6NFV
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Jones-Nosacek, Cynthia
  • 16
  • 3
  • Taking Responsibility for Death
  • Susan Jacoby
  • Jacoby, Susan
  • 21
  • 4
  • Economics Should Not Influence End-of-Life Care Decisions
  • Mike Stopa
  • 1
  • Stopa, Mike
  • 27
  • 5
  • Government Should Ration End-of-Life Care
  • M. Gregg Bloche
  • Bloche, M. Gregg
  • 33
  • 6
  • Terminally III People Do Not Have the Right to Die When and How They Want
  • Fritz Spencer
  • End-of-Life Care Should Be Minimal and Swift
  • Spencer, Fritz
  • 40
  • 7
  • Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide Will Lead to Abuse and Coerced Death
  • Seán P. O'Malley
  • O'Malley, Seán P.
  • 45
  • 8
  • Legalized Physician-Assisted Suicide Has Many Safeguards to Prevent Abuse and Coerced Death
  • Marcia Angell
  • Ken Murray
  • Angell, Marcia
  • 52
  • 9
  • Hospice Care Is Preferable to Assisted Suicide
  • Linda Campanella
  • Campanella, Linda
  • 57
  • 10
  • Hospice Care Is Not Preferable to Assisted Suicide
  • John M. Crisp
  • Murray, Ken
  • Crisp, John M.
  • 62
  • 11
  • It Is Never Moral to End the Lives of Children
  • Andrew Brown
  • Brown, Andrew
  • 67
  • 12
  • Technology May Allow Humans to Live Forever
  • Ray Kurzweil, as told to Duncan Begg
  • 10
  • Begg, Ray Kurzweil, as told to Duncan
  • 72
  • 2
  • End-of-Life Care Should Not Necessarily Be Minimal and Swift
  • Cynthia Jones-Nosacek
Control code
GVRL6NFV
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (104 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780737770469
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) GVRL6NFV
  • (OCoLC)874932554
Label
Death and dying, Lauri S. Scherer, book editor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:inde80299&res_id=info:sid/gale:GVRL&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft_id=info:sid/gale:bmcode:recid/6NFV
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Jones-Nosacek, Cynthia
  • 16
  • 3
  • Taking Responsibility for Death
  • Susan Jacoby
  • Jacoby, Susan
  • 21
  • 4
  • Economics Should Not Influence End-of-Life Care Decisions
  • Mike Stopa
  • 1
  • Stopa, Mike
  • 27
  • 5
  • Government Should Ration End-of-Life Care
  • M. Gregg Bloche
  • Bloche, M. Gregg
  • 33
  • 6
  • Terminally III People Do Not Have the Right to Die When and How They Want
  • Fritz Spencer
  • End-of-Life Care Should Be Minimal and Swift
  • Spencer, Fritz
  • 40
  • 7
  • Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide Will Lead to Abuse and Coerced Death
  • Seán P. O'Malley
  • O'Malley, Seán P.
  • 45
  • 8
  • Legalized Physician-Assisted Suicide Has Many Safeguards to Prevent Abuse and Coerced Death
  • Marcia Angell
  • Ken Murray
  • Angell, Marcia
  • 52
  • 9
  • Hospice Care Is Preferable to Assisted Suicide
  • Linda Campanella
  • Campanella, Linda
  • 57
  • 10
  • Hospice Care Is Not Preferable to Assisted Suicide
  • John M. Crisp
  • Murray, Ken
  • Crisp, John M.
  • 62
  • 11
  • It Is Never Moral to End the Lives of Children
  • Andrew Brown
  • Brown, Andrew
  • 67
  • 12
  • Technology May Allow Humans to Live Forever
  • Ray Kurzweil, as told to Duncan Begg
  • 10
  • Begg, Ray Kurzweil, as told to Duncan
  • 72
  • 2
  • End-of-Life Care Should Not Necessarily Be Minimal and Swift
  • Cynthia Jones-Nosacek
Control code
GVRL6NFV
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (104 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780737770469
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) GVRL6NFV
  • (OCoLC)874932554

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