How culture and religion affect attitudes toward medical futility

Dublin Core

Title

How culture and religion affect attitudes toward medical futility

Author

Morrison, Mary F.
Demichele, Sara Gelbach

Publisher

1997/00/00

Language

English

Publication Date

19970000

Primary Classification

20.5.1

Secondary Classification

20.5.1;1.2;20.4.1;20.5.4;21.7

Primary keywords

allowing to die--[pri];cultural pluralism--[pri];culture--[pri];futility--[pri];prolongation of life--[pri];religion--[pri];values--[pri]

Secondary keywords

advance directives;attitude of heatlh personnel;Buddhist ethics;Christian ethics;decision making;determination of death;directive adherence;ethnic groups;females;Hindu ethics;Islamic ethics;Jewish ethics;males;physician's role;physicians;resuscitation orders;sex factors;terminal care;withholding treatment

Subject

United States

Journal Article

Zucker, Marjorie B.; Zucker, Howard D., eds. Medical Futility and the Evaluation of Life-Sustaining Interventions. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997: 71-84

Primary Document Type

c

Call Number

R726 .M36 1997

Bibliography

36 refs.

ISBN

521568773

Collection

Citation

“How culture and religion affect attitudes toward medical futility,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed July 18, 2024, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/33569.