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A better way of dying : how to make the best choices at the end of life / Jeanne Fitzpatrick & Eileen M. Fitpatrick.

Fitzpatrick, Jeanne. (Author). Fitzpatrick, Eileen M. (Added Author).
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Detroit Lakes Public Library 616.029 FIT (Text) 33500010374387 Main Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780143116752 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0143116754 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xviii, 222 p. ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2010.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: The need for change : the cautionary tale of Phyllis Shattuck -- Your right to die -- The competent elderly -- The terminally ill -- Alzheimer's dementia and the compassion protocol -- Step one: know your options -- Step two : make your decisions -- Step three : communicate your decisions -- Step four : do the paperwork -- Step five : plan the kind of death you want -- Hospice and the compassion protocol -- Everyone's worst fear : the nursing home -- Looking ahead.
Author Notes

Jeanne Fitzpatrick, MD, is the coauthor of A Better Way of Dying: How to Make the Best Choices at the End of Life. For more than 25 years, Dr. Fitzpatrick has practiced emergency medicine in small cities and rural areas around the United States. She works in the emergency department at Santiam Memorial Hospital in Stayton, Oregon.

Eileen M. Fitzpatrick is the coauthor of A Better Way of Dying: How to Make the Best Choices at the End of Life. Fitzpatrick has been a licensed lawyer for more than 30 years. She received her BA in 1983 from State University of New York at Binghamton and her JD from Harvard University in 1986. She lives in New Hampshire.

William Colby is the author of Unplugged: Reclaiming our Right to Die in America. Colby also wrote the foreword to A Better Way of Dying: How to Make the Best Choices at the End of Life. He is a lawyer who in 1989 represented a family in the first right-to-die case heard by the US Supreme Court.

Subject: Advance directives (Medical care)
Terminal care.
Fitzpatrick, Jeanne.
Advance Care Planning > Personal Narratives.
Attitude to Death > Personal Narratives.
Patient Advocacy > ethics > Personal Narratives.
Terminal Care > ethics > Personal Narratives.
Terminal Care > legislation & jurisprudence > Personal Narratives.
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