A Life-or-Death Situation: The Right to Die vs. Right to Live Debate

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/622908
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Presentation
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
A Life-or-Death Situation: The Right to Die vs. Right to Live Debate
Other Titles:
Clinical Communication for Optimal Patient Care
Author(s):
Laschober, Lana N.
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Upsilon Delta
Author Details:
Lana N. Laschober, BSN, Leach College of Nursing, University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois, USA
Abstract:

Right to die laws are controversial topics that stem from the need uphold patient autonomy and promote optimal quality of life in a terminally ill patient. Nurses play a key role in the care of these patients, since they witness the patient's decreasing quality of life and pain first hand.

Keywords:
Assisted Suicide; Bioethics; Euthanasia
Repository Posting Date:
29-Sep-2017
Date of Publication:
29-Sep-2017
Other Identifiers:
CONV17J13
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
44th Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.

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dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.evidence.levelN/Aen
dc.research.approachN/Aen
dc.titleA Life-or-Death Situation: The Right to Die vs. Right to Live Debateen_US
dc.title.alternativeClinical Communication for Optimal Patient Careen
dc.contributor.authorLaschober, Lana N.en
dc.contributor.departmentUpsilon Deltaen
dc.author.detailsLana N. Laschober, BSN, Leach College of Nursing, University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois, USAen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/622908-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>Right to die laws are controversial topics that stem from the need uphold patient autonomy and promote optimal quality of life in a terminally ill patient. Nurses play a key role in the care of these patients, since they witness the patient's decreasing quality of life and pain first hand.</span></p>en
dc.subjectAssisted Suicideen
dc.subjectBioethicsen
dc.subjectEuthanasiaen
dc.date.available2017-09-29T19:27:26Z-
dc.date.issued2017-09-29-
dc.date.accessioned2017-09-29T19:27:26Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name44th Biennial Conventionen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen
dc.description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.en
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