A Good Death, a download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rodney Syme

A Good Death, a download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rodney Syme year 2008
  • Book name: A Good Death, a
  • Author: Rodney Syme
  • Release date: 2008/1/27
  • Publisher: MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Medical
  • ISBN: 9780522855036
  • Rating: 9.93 of 10
  • Votes: 622
  • Review by: Jedidiah Holbrook
  • Review rating: 8.77 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/12
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 38 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A Good Death is a candid and provocative account of the experiences of many terminally ill people Dr Rodney Syme has assisted to end their lives. Over the past thirty years Syme has challenged the law on voluntary euthanasia-at first clandestinely and now publicly-risking prosecution in doing so. He again risks prosecution for writing this book.A Good Death is a moving journey with those who came to Syme for help, and a meditation on what it means in our culture to confront death. It is also a doctor's personal story about the moral dilemmas and ethical choices he faces working within the grey areas of the law.In this important book, Rodney Syme argues for the end of the unofficial 'conspiracy' of silence within the medical profession and the decriminalisation of voluntary euthanasia in Australia. Through Syme's determination to tell the stories of those who he has assisted to die with dignity, A Good Death also draws wider lessons of value for those who find themselves in a similar situation.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H37M20S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Sociology: Death & Dying, Biography: Science, Technology & Engineering, Medical Ethics & Professional Conduct, Health Books, Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Terminal Care Nursing
  • Available formats: DOC, PNG, EPUB, CSV, TXT, PPT, PDF, WORD. Compressed in RAR, EML, LZ, LZO, ZIP, 7Z, LHA
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 44.37 USD
  • Dimensions: 162x235x19mm
  • Weight: 494g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Carlton, Australia
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