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Life and Death in Intensive Care

by Joan Cassell

  • 165 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Critical Care,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9876843M
    ISBN 101592133371
    ISBN 109781592133376

    This new book, edited by Curtis and Rubenfeld, is a very helpful resource for all who work in an intensive care unit (ICU). Although a substantial amount of research has recently explored end of life care in the ICU, few textbooks have included a discussion on how to care for dying patients. This book is the first to fill this glaring : Laura Hawryluck. Up to 90% off Textbooks at Amazon Canada. Plus, free two-day shipping for six months when you sign up for Amazon Prime for Students.5/5(2).

    The dying process is often hidden behind a complex web of medical terminology, statistics, and ethical decisions, making it difficult for patients and loved ones to know how to approach the end of life in a dignity-affirming, Godhonoring, faith-filled way. This book offers a .   'Post-intensive care syndrome': A doctor's new book is an eye-opener those who have survived the intensive care unit and are struggling to cope with the challenges of life with chronic.

      Extraordinary new book by intensive care nurse reveals dramatic evidence she says should banish our fear of dying By Penny Sartori Published: EDT, 24 January | Author: Penny Sartori. Research consistently has found that choosing life or death for another is one of the most difficult decisions of a lifetime. Learn how this is a role few escape and steps that patients and loved ones, health care providers, lawyers, and policymakers can undertake before “it is too late” and even after.


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Life and Death in Intensive Care by Joan Cassell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Life and Death in Intensive Care offers a unique portrait of the surgical intensive care unit (SICU), the place in medical centers and hospitals where patients with the gravest medical conditions—from comas to terminal illness—are treated.

Author Joan Cassell employs the concept of "moral economies" to explain the dilemmas that patients, families, and medical staff confront in by: The Lazarus Case: Life-and-Death Issues in Neonatal Intensive Care begins with a fictional malpractice case―an amalgam of typical cases in which Lantos appeared as an expert witness―and uses it as the framework for addressing the ethical issues surrounding neonatal intensive care.

Lantos draws on his experience in neonatal medicine Cited by:   Life and Death in Intensive Care: Joan Cassell A good look at critical care, comparison between American and New Zealand SICU units, doctors, nurses and language was a bit stiff for non-medical people, but it will make you think/5.

Life and Death in Intensive Care offers a unique portrait of the surgical intensive care unit (SICU), the place in medical centers and hospitals where patients with the gravest medical conditions--from comas to terminal illness--are treated.

Author Joan Cassell employs the concept of moral economies to explain the dilemmas that patients Cited by: Book Description: Life and Death in Intensive Careoffers a unique portrait of the surgical intensive care unit (SICU), the place in medical centers and hospitals where patients with the gravest medical conditions-from comas to terminal illness-are Joan Cassell employs the concept of "moral economies" to explain the dilemmas that patients, families, and medical staff confront in.

CHICAGO, June 4, – A new book by sociologist and American Bar Foundation (ABF) Research Professor Susan P. Shapiro Life and Death in Intensive Care book how loved ones make life-and-death medical decisions for patients who are unable to speak for themselves and what role law plays in their decision-making process.

Speaking for the Dying: Life-and-Death Decisions in Intensive Care draws on daily. Get this from a library. Life and death in intensive care.

[Joan Cassel] -- Annotation Introduction: Moonscape: The Surgical Intensive Care Unit 1. A Caring Ethic: Nurses and the Dilemma of Powerlessness 2. The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: The Residents 3.

Diverse. Life and Death in Intensive Care, Joan Cassell, Philadelphia, Pa: Temple University Press pages, softcover, $ In the late s, anthropologist Joan Cassell was invited to study end-of-life issues in a surgical intensive care unit (SICU).

Life and Death in Intensive Care offers a unique portrait of the surgical intensive care unit (SICU), the place in medical centers and hospitals where patients with the gravest medical conditions - from comas to terminal illness - are treated. Author Joan Cassell employs the concept of moral economies to explain the dilemmas that patients, families, and medical staff confront in treatment.

Life and Death in Intensive Care offers a unique portrait of the surgical intensive care unit (SICU), the place in medical centers and hospitals where patients with the gravest medical conditions—from comas to terminal illness—are treated.

Author Joan Cassell employs the concept of "moral economies" to explain the dilemmas that patients, families, and medical staff confront in Author: Joan Cassell.

Especially in this day and age, in the 21 st century and in first world countries and with services like INTENSIVE CARE AT HOME readily available, death and dying even for most Intensive Care Patients should be done in an environment where they and their families want to be, rather than approaching death in a “one size fits all.

Life And Death In Intensive Care Joan Cassell. Narrated by Laura Jennings. Book published by Temple University Press. Life and Death in Intensive Care offers a unique portrait of the surgical intensive care unit (SICU), the place in medical centers and hospitals where patients with the gravest medical conditions—from comas to terminal illness—are treated.

The book Speaking for the Dying: Life-and-Death Decisions in Intensive Care, Susan P. Shapiro is published by University of Chicago Press. Which is too bad, because as it turns out, the main reason to open the book is that it’s a cracking good read.

Miraculously, having spent almost 20 years working in an intensive care unit, Shalof somehow knows more about economy of language and maintaining good pace.

The success of intensive care is not to be measured only by the statistics of survival, as though each death were a medical failure Itistobemeasured by the quality of lives preserved or restored, and by the quality of the dying of those in whose interests it is to die, and by the quality of the human relationships in each death.1 W –G.

Get this from a library. Life and death in intensive care. [Joan Cassell] -- A penetrating look at the values, systems, and life-and-death dramas in the world of the surgical intensive care unit.

I enjoy most medical memoirs I read, and I think each of the books gives us more insight into our own lives and health. Aoife Abbey is an Intensive Care doctor involved in helping patients at some of the scariest times of their lives as they often face life or death choices.4/5.

Intensive care: Life after near-death Every year, thousands of patients pass through intensive care units. For many, the biggest trauma comes when they go home.

ICU care is the most expensive care we can offer and we can clearly offer more care than our society can pay for. Hopefully, these very discussions will lead to improved use of resources in the : Jason M. Breslow. Life And Death In Intensive Care by Joan Cassell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5).

- Buy A Nurse's Story: Life, Death, and In-between in an Intensive Care Unit book online at best prices in India on Read A Nurse's Story: Life, Death, and In-between in an Intensive Care Unit book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(86).The team of nurses that Tilda Shalof found herself working with in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a big-city hospital was known as “Laura’s Line.” They were a bit wild: smart, funny, disrespectful of authority, but also caring and incredibly committed to their jobs.

Laura set the tone with her quick remarks. Frances, from Newfoundland, was famous for her improvised recipes.5/5(2).Neonatal Intensive Care: The Lazarus Case: Life and Death Issues in Neonatal Intensive Care. Author Affiliations This compelling book is centered on a hypothetical but realistic case of an extremely premature infant, born at the cusp of viability, who fails to respond to initial resuscitation efforts in the delivery room, only to improve.