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Final Exit

Final Exit - 3rd edition

Final Exit - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780385336536

ISBN10: 0385336535

Final Exit by Derek Humphry - ISBN 9780385336536
Edition: 3RD 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Delta Books
Published: 2002
International: No
Final Exit by Derek Humphry - ISBN 9780385336536

ISBN13: 9780385336536

ISBN10: 0385336535

Edition: 3RD 02

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Summary

As the legal controversy continues--this newly revised and updated third edition of the landmark bestseller contains new, critically important information for patients, loved ones, and medical personnel.

The original publication of Final Exit stunned the nation by offering people with terminal illness a choice on how--and when--to end their suffering. It helped thousands by giving clear instructions to doctors, nurses, and families on how to handle a patient's request for euthanasia.

In the wake of court cases and legislative mandates, this revised and updated third edition goes far beyond the original to provide new information about the legality of euthanasia and assisted suicide, and a thoughtful examination of the personal issues involved. It has become the essential source to help loved ones and supportive doctors remain within existing laws and keep a person's dying intimate, private, and dignified.

With deep compassion and sensitivity, it spells out why a living will may not be sufficient to have a person's wishes carried out--and what document is a better alternative. It updates where to get proper drugs and exactly how to carry out the quickest, most peaceful way to make a final exit. Finally, it gently talks to a person considering self-deliverance about alternatives, planning, and the means to make every death a "good death" at our time of greatest need.

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Final Exit by Derek Humphry - ISBN 9780440507857