Cultural Issues in End-of-Life Decision Making

ISBN-10: 0761912177
ISBN-13: 9780761912170
Edition: 1999
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List price: $95.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/15/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Questions that face dying individuals, their families, and the professionals that help them at the end of their lifes are explored in this volume.The contributors help the reader to come to terms with issues of mortality complicated by the diversity of cultures within society.

James H. Pietsch joined the law school after first having served on active duty in the US Army Medical Service Corps and the Judge Advocate General's Corps and subsequently serving as the directing attorney of the Honolulu Elder Law Unit of the Legal Aid Society of Hawai'i. At the law school he teaches Law, Aging and Medicine, Elder Law Clinic, Advanced Elder Law Clinic, and Health Law: Bioethics. He also holds a joint appointment at the John A. Burns School of Medicine where he specializes in issues at the intersection of law, aging, medicine, bioethics and psychiatry.Professor Pietsch serves as the law school Pro Bono faculty advisor, and supervises the University of Hawai'i Elder Law Program (UHELP). UHELP provides year-round direct legal services at the law school to socially and economically needy older persons. Professor Pietsch is a recipient of the Paul Lichterman Award for outstanding achievement in the advancement of legal services for older persons.In 2007 Professor Pietsch volunteered to serve as a Special Advisor to the Law and Order Task Force of the Multi-National Force-Iraq and subsequently served as a Rule of Law Advisor to the U.S. Embassy Baghdad Provincial Reconstruction Team and Kurdistan Regional Reconstruction Team in Iraq. More recently he served as a consultant for a US Pacific Command Rule of Law project in Timor Leste and a USAID-sponsored Access to Justice project back in Iraq. His Rule of Law work continues in Hawai'i as the faculty adviser to the law school's Hammurabi Legal Forum.

Preface
Acknowledgments
An Introduction to Culture and Its Influence on End-of-Life Decision-Making
The Medical, Legal and Ethical Context of Death and Dying
Physical Aspects of Dying
Cognitive Changes That Affect Capacity and End-of-Life Decisions
Autonomy, Advance Directives, and the Patient Self-Determination Act
Ethical Considerations and Court Involvement in End-of-Life Decision-Making
Ethnic Perspectives and End-of-Life Decision-Making
Cultural and Religious Issues for African Americans
Advance Directives and End-of-Life Care: The Hispanic Perspective
Cultural Issues in End-of-Life Decision Making among Asian and Pacific Islanders in the United States
End-of-Life Decision Making in American Indian and Alaska Native Cultures
Religious Perspectives on End-of-Life Decision Making
Christian Perspectives on End-of-Life Decision Making: Faith in a Communtiy
Catholic Perspectives on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: The Human Person and the Quest for Meaning
Jewish Perspectives on End-of-Life Decision Making
Muslim Perspectives Regarding Death, Dying, and End-of-Life Decision Making
Buddhist Issues in End-of-Life Decision Making
End-of-Life Issues in Institutional Cultures and for Special Populations
Issues in End-of-Life Decision Making in the Hospital and Nursing Home Culture
End-of-Life Issues in the Military Culture
End-of-Life Issues in the HIV/AIDS Community
End-of-Life Issues: A Disabilitites Perspective
Talking to Patients About Death and Dying: Improving Communication Across Cultures
Author Index
Subject Index

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