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A better way of dying : how to make the best choices at the end of life
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Published:
New York : Penguin Books, 2010.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xviii, 222 pages ; 20 cm.
Status:
Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction
616.029 F559b
Description
The fail-safe plan for ensuring one's final wishes are respected Advanced directives and living wills have improved our ability to dictate end-of-life care, but even these cannot guaranĀ­tee that we will be allowed the dignity of a natural death. Designed by two sisters-one a doctor, one a lawyer-and drawing on their decades of experience, the five-step Compassion Protocol outlined in A Better Way of Dying offers a simple and effective framework for leaving caretakers concrete, unambiguous, and legally binding instructions about your wishes for your last days. Meant for people in every walk of life-from the elderly, to those in the early stages of mentally degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, to healthy young people planning for an unpredictable future-this book creates space for a discussion we all must have if we wish to ensure comfort and control at the end of our lives..
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English
ISBN:
9780143116752 (pbk.), 0143116754 (pbk.)

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"Advanced directives and living wills have improved our ability to dictate end-of-life care, but even these cannot guarantee that we will be allowed the dignity of a natural death. Designed by two sisters-one a doctor, one a lawyer-and drawing on their decades of experience, the five-step Compassion Protocol outlined in A Better Way of Dying offers a simple and effective framework for leaving caretakers concrete, unambiguous, and legally binding instructions about your wishes for your last days. Meant for people in every walk of life-from the elderly, to those in the early stages of mentally degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, to healthy young people planning for an unpredictable future-this book creates space for a discussion we all must have if we wish to ensure comfort and control at the end of our lives.." -- from publisher's website.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Fitzpatrick, J., & Fitzpatrick, E. M. (2010). A better way of dying: how to make the best choices at the end of life. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Fitzpatrick, Jeanne and Eileen M. Fitzpatrick. 2010. A Better Way of Dying: How to Make the Best Choices At the End of Life. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Fitzpatrick, Jeanne and Eileen M. Fitzpatrick, A Better Way of Dying: How to Make the Best Choices At the End of Life. New York: Penguin Books, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Fitzpatrick, Jeanne., and Eileen M Fitzpatrick. A Better Way of Dying: How to Make the Best Choices At the End of Life. New York: Penguin Books, 2010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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