Books tagged: euthanasia

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Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Prescription Medications and Increased Suicide Risk
Series: Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk, Book 25. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by American Association of Suicidology. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide, Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
A review of suicide risks associated with prescription medications as supported by research literature. Authored by Matthew P. Lahaie, J.D., M.D., Mayo Clinic Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and Timothy W. Lineberry, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Rochester, MN.
Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Medical Procedures that Alter Suicide Risk
Series: Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk, Book 26. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by American Association of Suicidology. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide, Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
A review of suicide risks associated with medical procedures as supported by research literature. Authored by Matthew P. Lahaie, JD, MD, Mayo Clinic Medical School, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and Timothy W. Lineberry, MD, Mayo Clinic, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Rochester, MN.
Flame-Out
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
During the Seventh Great After-Recession, a beleaguered caseworker offers a wayward client the ultimate deal with the devil.
AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals 2013 Edition
Price: Free! Words: 84,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
The AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals are intended for use by members of the veterinary profession who carry out or oversee the euthanasia of animals. The overriding commitment of these Guidelines is to provide veterinarians guidance in relieving pain and suffering of animals that are to be euthanized.
Proximity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,310. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Mistakes, omissions, instructions misheard...no system is perfect, and culpability cannot always be assigned. In hospital such errors lead to death. Peter Owens knows that. He practises euthanasia without causing suspicion. Nina Charan, a young and idealistic doctor, investigates an unexplained death. Overcome by circumstances, her naivety torn away, she finds herself on the brink of collusion.
To Gently Leave This Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Elaine Feuer. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
For people who are suffering from a terminal or incurable illness, the option of a peaceful passing is the issue at the forefront of modern society. Assessing the quality of life, and allowing patients who suffer from debilitating pain and dependence on others to gently leave this life, gives people a dignified alternative. Learn what you need to know about end-of-life decisions.
Harvesting Organs
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Essay » Technology
Why should people be required to maintain the life of a child without a brain? Why should old people have new organs implanted in them? It is questions like these that are examined in this short book. The rationale, the costs, the societal implications, are all examined from the point of view of the average citizen who is being charged for the vast expansion of the health-care system.
When You Are Dying: A Personal Exploration of Life, Suffering, and Belief
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Gilead Books Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Death, Grief, Bereavement
This moving book was written with great difficulty by an Anglican priest with motor neurone disease at the end of his life, and its ruthless honesty is challenging and compelling. It will be helpful to many who face life-shortening illnesses themselves or in those they love. This book is a thoughtful reflection on the encounter with dying and death and the issues they raise about faith in God.
The Promise
Price: Free! Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Soul mates, George and Jeanie are enjoying their retirement exactly as planned - growing old, gracefully, together. But when Jeanie's illness becomes terminal, she forces George to make her a promise - leading to shocking consequences for them both. This is a short story - a quick, satisfying read for your lunch break or commute to work.
Cerberus and the Hound of Heaven
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
The police discover a gruesome scene: a pro-life advocate and his son are found dead in a road-side cabin. Perplexed, and without any obvious explanation, the detectives are forced to turn to the nightly news for clues. As well they should: last night the world learned of a miracle cure... for death itself.