Advance Directives

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ISBN: 978-94-007-7376-9 (Print) 978-94-007-7377-6 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. History of Advance Directives and Prerequisites for Validity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-16

      Historical Review of Advance Directives

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      Pages 17-35

      Personal Capacity to Anticipate Future Illness and Treatment Preferences

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      Pages 37-49

      Advance Directives in Psychiatry

  3. Defining the Scope of Advance Directives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51

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      Pages 53-71

      On the Scope and Limits of Advance Directives and Prospective Autonomy

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      Pages 73-89

      Revocation of Advance Directives

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      Pages 91-100

      Limitations to the Scope and Binding Force of Advance Directives: The Conflict Between Compulsory Treatment and the Right to Self-Determination

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      Pages 101-118

      Advance Directives in the Context of Imprisonment

  4. Effects on Family, Friends and Professional Relations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 119-119

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      Pages 121-132

      Advance Directives and the Physician-Patient Relationship: A Surprising Metamorphosis

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      Pages 133-149

      Advance Directives and the Role of Family and Close Persons – Legal Provisions and Challenges

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      Pages 151-166

      Advance Directives and the Ethos of Good Nursing Care

  5. Ethical Challenges

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167

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      Pages 169-179

      Advance Directives Between Respect for Patient Autonomy and Paternalism

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      Pages 181-192

      The Use of Advance Directives in the Context of Limited Resources for Healthcare

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      Pages 193-200

      From Legal Documents to Patient-Oriented Processes: The Evolution of Advance Care Planning

  6. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 201-201

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      Pages 203-205

      Concluding Remarks

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 207-213