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The Philosophy of Palliative Care: Critique and Reconstruction

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Using the " Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine Third Edition" as their basic reference, the authors present their argument that the palliative care approach has become too busy and over-professionalised, and that it therefore has significant weaknesses. They examine the framework of the specialty and the moral problems. The contradictions of palliative care literature come under scrutiny. Whilst the authors defend the achievements of palliative care and those who work in the profession, they present suggestions for an alternative philosophy. The reconstruction proposed in this text prompts many ethical and philosophical questions about the future of palliative care.

The book is in very good+ condition. Contents are very clean with no annotation or inscriptions.

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Author(s):
Randall, Fiona; Downie, R S
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
234 x 157 x 14 mm
Edition:
2006
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198567367
ISBN-13:
9780198567363
Number of pages:
236
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
The Philosophy of Palliative Care: Critique and Reconstruction

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Using the " Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine Third Edition" as their basic reference, the authors present their argument that the palliative care approach has become too busy and over-professionalised, and that it therefore has significant weaknesses. They examine the framework of the specialty and the moral problems. The contradictions of palliative care literature come under scrutiny. Whilst the authors defend the achievements of palliative care and those who work in the profession, they present suggestions for an alternative philosophy. The reconstruction proposed in this text prompts many ethical and philosophical questions about the future of palliative care.

The book is in very good+ condition. Contents are very clean with no annotation or inscriptions.

Author(s):
Randall, Fiona; Downie, R S
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
234 x 157 x 14 mm
Edition:
2006
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198567367
ISBN-13:
9780198567363
Number of pages:
236
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
The Philosophy of Palliative Care: Critique and Reconstruction

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