Critical Choices and Critical Care: Catholic Perspectives on Allocating Resources in Intensive Care Medicine
ISBN/ASIN: 9780792337010,9789401102599 | 1995 | English | pdf | 220/216 pages | 4.33 Mb
Publisher: Springer Netherlands | Author: Kevin Wm. Wildes (auth.), Kevin Wm. Wildes (eds.) | Edition: 1
Critical Choices and Critical Care brings together the traditional reflections on ordinary and extraordinary means with Catholic social thought. It examines the difficult questions on the allocation of high technology resources used in intensive care medicine. The book also provides relevant background information (e.g. statements by the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith). It is accessible to theologians, philosophers, and health care professionals.