The Resource Conscious in a vegetative state? : a critique of the PVS concept, by Peter McCullagh, (electronic resource)

Conscious in a vegetative state? : a critique of the PVS concept, by Peter McCullagh, (electronic resource)

Label
Conscious in a vegetative state? : a critique of the PVS concept
Title
Conscious in a vegetative state?
Title remainder
a critique of the PVS concept
Statement of responsibility
by Peter McCullagh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Having been originally introduced as a term to facilitate discussion of a specific group of patients regarded as entering a state of unawareness following coma, the 'Persistent Vegetative State' (PVS) has established itself as an apparently discrete medical condition with clear-cut implications for ethicists and lawyers that exceed any scientifically based understanding. As a consequence of this upgrading, conclusions drawn about the status and hence the management of this uncommon condition have been increasingly extended to other patients with much more common forms of disability. This book t
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCullagh, P. J.
Dewey number
617.481044
Index
index present
LC call number
RC394.P47
LC item number
M39 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2006 L-055
  • WB 182
NLM item number
M478c 2004
Series statement
International library of ethics, law, and the new medicine
Series volume
v. 23
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Persistent vegetative state
  • Brain damage
  • Persistent Vegetative State
  • Consciousness
  • Euthanasia, Passive
  • État végétatif chronique
  • Personnes atteintes de lésions cérébrales
  • MEDICAL
  • Sciences sociales
  • Sciences humaines
  • Brain damage
  • Persistent vegetative state
Label
Conscious in a vegetative state? : a critique of the PVS concept, by Peter McCullagh, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-2630-7
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
History and Context of the Persistent Vegetative State; The Pathological Basis of Vegetative States; Authoritative Statements; Consciousness; Sentience; Electrophysiological and Imaging Studies of Patients in Vegetative States; An Analogy between Anaesthesia and Persistent Vegetative State; Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Vegetative States; Emergence from a Vegetative State; A Perspective of Disability; Positive Management or an Exercise in Futility?; Thirst; Withdrawal of Hydration and Nutrition from Patients in Vegetative States; Some Economic Considerations; Vegetative States in Court
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 351 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402026294
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
978-1-4020-2629-4
System control number
  • (OCoLC)58655126
  • (OCoLC)ocm58655126
Label
Conscious in a vegetative state? : a critique of the PVS concept, by Peter McCullagh, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-2630-7
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
History and Context of the Persistent Vegetative State; The Pathological Basis of Vegetative States; Authoritative Statements; Consciousness; Sentience; Electrophysiological and Imaging Studies of Patients in Vegetative States; An Analogy between Anaesthesia and Persistent Vegetative State; Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Vegetative States; Emergence from a Vegetative State; A Perspective of Disability; Positive Management or an Exercise in Futility?; Thirst; Withdrawal of Hydration and Nutrition from Patients in Vegetative States; Some Economic Considerations; Vegetative States in Court
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 351 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402026294
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
978-1-4020-2629-4
System control number
  • (OCoLC)58655126
  • (OCoLC)ocm58655126

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