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See also:
* Completing the Continuum of ALS Care: Appendix C
* Ethics, Communication and Decision Making


Articles

Byock I. “The Ethics of Loving Care.” Health Progress, July-August, 2004.

Byock I and Twohig JS. “Aligning Values with Practice.” Health Progress, 85(4): 27-33, 2004.

Cohn F. “The Ethics of End-of-Life Care for Prison Inmates.” Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, 27: 252-259, 1999.
(Volunteers of America, Inc.)

Lew SQ, Cohn F, Cohen LM, Kimmel PL. “Ethical Issues in Aging and Renal Disease.” Advances in Renal Replacement Therapy, 7: 2-8, 1999.
(Baystate Medical Center)

"Statement on Priciples Guiding Care at the End of Life.” Bulletin of American College of Surgeons, 83(4): 46, 1998.

Toce S. “Ethical Decision Making in the Delivery Room.” Focus on Pediatrics, Spring 2001
(SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital)

Toce SS. “Ethical Decision Making at End of Life.” Focus on Pediatrics, Fall, 1998.
(SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital)

Toce SS. “Ethical Decision Making for the Child with a Life-Limiting Condition.” Care of the Dying: Supportive Voice, 7(4): 6-8, 2001.
(SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital)

 

Chapters
Bowman KW and Singer PA. “End-of-life care in dialysis.” In Ethics and the Kidney, Levinsky NG (ed.). New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

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