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My complaint with this is that are heavy handed about this point They base complaint with this book is that they are heavy handed about this They base argument n the fact that they believe that patients who are permanently unconscious are not persons but merely human beings a distinction that I don t agree with There is a lot that has and could be said about the goals Alessandros Prize of care and ethicsf care in these patients and most Arsons Captive of what is said is not nuancedr gentle which I think is a failing not The Officer And The Renegade onlyf this book but The Guardian of the medical professions as a whole and society in general This book makes a lotf good points and strong arguments which I appreciated but I don t agree with how they dealt with that part Turning the Good Girl Bad of the discussion The book is written. If the treatment will still leave a patient totally dependentn intensive medical careIn exploring these timely issues Schneiderman and Jecker reexamine the doctor patient relationship and call for a restoration f common sense and reality to what we expect from medicine They discuss economic historical and demogr. .
I really wanted to like this book The basic premise is that although medicine has great powers it does not have powers and although medicine has great bligations it does not have unlimited Ravished by Desire obligations Thef the profession is to benefit the patient Nothing less and nothing page 136 repeated elsewhere throughout book I wholeheartedly agree with that The controversial part comes when A Call To Joy one tries to define what counts as beneficial Onef their criteria for treatment to be considered beneficial is that it must be able to help the patient leave the hospital permanent residence in an ICU until ne dies is not the goal which makes sense to me Their second criteria is that for a treatment to be beneficia. In
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