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Life-sustaining technologies and the elderly

Connie Zuckerman

Life-sustaining technologies and the elderly

the legal issues

by Connie Zuckerman

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Published by Office of Technology Assessment in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Patients -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • Medical laws and legislation -- United States,
  • Capacity and disability -- United States,
  • Life support systems (Critical care) -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLife sustaining technologies and the elderly
    Statementby Connie Zuckerman
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88 leaves ;
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17929705M

    May 01,  · Objectives We aimed to identify factors influencing communication and decision-making, and to learn how physicians and nurses view their roles in deciding about the use of life-sustaining technology for seriously ill hospitalised patients and their families. Design The qualitative study used Flanagan's critical incident technique to guide interpretive description of open-ended in-depth Cited by: 4. Definition of life-sustaining in the maybom247.com Dictionary. Meaning of life-sustaining. What does life-sustaining mean? Proper usage and audio pronunciation (plus IPA phonetic transcription) of the word life-sustaining. Information about life-sustaining in the maybom247.com dictionary, synonyms and antonyms.

    Feb 01,  · Medical advances have greatly reduced infant mortality and death from childhood diseases. As a result, people have a greater chance of making it to adulthood period, and then new medical knowledge, life-sustaining technologies, and a greater awareness of, and desire for, healthy life-styles have also helped lengthen the lives of adults into old. Life-Sustaining Therapies in Elderly Persons  Tuteur, Peter G. and Tuteur, Susan D. () Related Items in Google Scholar ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC Search DigitalGeorgetown. This Collection. Browse.

    Many factors have energized the right-to-die movement, including sincere concerns over excessive reliance on life-sustaining technologies and inadequate pain-relief care for the terminally ill. Its driving force, however, is a mistaken, deceptive, and evil philosophy that devalues suffering people. Technology Assessment andSupport ofLife-sustaining Devices inHome Care* TheHomeCarePhysician Perspective Allen maybom247.comrg, M.D., M.M., F.C.C.P. Practicing physicians are increasingly using life-sustaining devices inthe home setting forpatients with long4erm needs due tochronic conditions. At thesametime, public policy focus ontechnology assess.


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Life-Sustaining Technologies and the Elderly process or prolongs the patient’s suffering unnec-have received much less attention and analysis essarily.

than decisions about withholding or withdraw-The few available reports on decisions about ing other life-sustaining treatments. This chapter discusses the use of antibiotic therapy for elderly.

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Sep 17,  · In order to derive information specific enough to guide possible congressional action and to be responsive to the requesting Committees, this examination of the issues is specifically tied to particular life-sustaining technologies and their use with patients who are elderly.

Life-Sustaining Technologies and the Elderly -- Working Papers, Volume 4: Use of Life-Sustaining Technologies in Other Countries. July P  Unknown author (United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment, ) Related Items in. This report discusses the impact of life-sustaining technologies on the elderly, in Italy.

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Squires and Margaret B. Hastings. Jul 02,  · 1. BMJ. Jul 2;() Life sustaining technologies and the elderly. Currie CT. PMCID: PMC PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Cited by: Its recommendations emphasize patients' wishes and best interests as well as the appropriate use of the expensive, life-sustaining therapies of dialysis and transplantation.

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Costs and Effectiveness of Cholesterol Screening in the Elderly (), by United States Congress Office of Technology Assessment (PDF files at Princeton) Filed under: Older people -- Diseases -- Treatment.

Life-Sustaining Technologies and the Elderly (OTA-BA; Washington: GPO, ), by United States Congress Office of Technology Assessment. Full text of "Lifesustaining technologies and the elderly." See other formats. Life Sustaining Technologies: ventilators, Dialysis, Feeding Tubes, Pacemakers.

In addition to CPR, there are other important decision points that take careful planning and forethought before the emergency strikes. The most common medical decisions involve ventilators, dialysis, feeding tubes and pacemakers. Download PDF Elderly Care Medicine book full free.

Elderly Care Medicine available for download and read online in other formats. of current life sustaining technologies that rush to the rescue when the body fails to perform its duties. In these cases, the body cannot carry on without the help of some novel technology, such as dialysis for people with severe kidney diseases like renal cancer.

And in .Prolonging Life or Prolonging Death? Two Doctors on Caring for the Critically Sick In his best-selling book of the same name, he notes that 40 percent of oncologists have admitted to offering Author: Jason M. Breslow.Medical culture still tolerates and even rewards the misapplication of life-sustaining technologies while slighting the prevention and relief of suffering.

Second, legal, organizational, and economic obstacles conspire to obstruct reliably excellent care at the end of life. Despite some reforms, outdated and scientifically flawed drug.