Artificial nutrition and hydration and the permanently unconscious patient: the Catholic debate

Position of the American Academy of Neurology on certain aspects of the care and management of the persistent vegetative state patient / American Academy of Neurology -- Feeding tubes : sorting out the issues / Myles N. Sheehan -- Catholic teaching on prolonging life : setting the record straight /...

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Contributors: Hamel, Ronald P. 1946-; Walter, James J. 1947-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Washington, D.C Georgetown University Press c2007
Edition:1. print.
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B ZG 9085 / Coma / Artificial feeding / Medical ethics / Euthanasia
Further subjects:B Euthanasia, Passive ethics
B Collection of essays
B Enteral Nutrition ethics
B Persistent Vegetative State Religious aspects Catholic Church
B Medical Ethics
B Loss of consciousness
B Artificial feeding
B Euthanasia Moral and ethical aspects
B Fluid Therapy Moral and ethical aspects
B Coma Patients Religious aspects Catholicism
B Catholicism
B Fluid Therapy ethics
B Religion and Medicine
B Religion and medicine
B Persistent Vegetative State therapy
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Summary:Position of the American Academy of Neurology on certain aspects of the care and management of the persistent vegetative state patient / American Academy of Neurology -- Feeding tubes : sorting out the issues / Myles N. Sheehan -- Catholic teaching on prolonging life : setting the record straight / Michael R. Panicola -- A history of ordinary and extraordinary means / Donald E. Henke -- Must we preserve life? / Ronald Hamel and Michael Panicola -- The prolongation of life / Pope Pius XII -- Declaration on euthanasia / Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith -- The artificial prolongation of life / Pontifical Academy of Sciences -- On withdrawing artificial nutrition and hydration / Texas bishops and the Texas Conference of Catholic Health Facilities -- Nutrition and hydration : moral and pastoral reflections / National Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee for Pro-Life Activities -- Ethical and religious directives : introduction to Part V and Directives 57-58 / United States Conference of Catholic Bishops -- The PVS patient and the forgoing/withdrawing of medical nutrition and hydration / Thomas A. Shannon and James J. Walter -- Should nutrition and hydration be provided to permanently unconscious and other mentally disabled persons? / Germain Grisez -- End of life care revisited / Daniel P. Sulmasy -- Care for patients in a "permanent" vegetative state / Pope John Paul II -- John Paul II on the "vegetative state" / Richard Doerflinger -- Medically assisted nutrition and hydration : a contribution to the dialogue / Mark Repenshek and John Paul Slosar -- Assisted nutrition and hydration and the Catholic tradition / Thomas A. Shannon and James J. Walter -- Reflections on the papal allocution concerning care for persistent vegetative state patients / Kevin O'Rourke -- The Clarence Herbert case : was withdrawal of treatment justified? / John R. Connery -- Caring or starving? : the case of Claire Conroy / Richard A. McCormick
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1589011783