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Life-sustaining technologies

Life-sustaining technologies

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life support systems (Critical care) -- United States,
  • Medical laws and legislation -- United States,
  • Medical ethics -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLife sustaining technologies.
    Statementprepared by Marilyn Littlejohn ; updated by Irene Stith-Coleman.
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1991, 91-45 SPR.
    ContributionsStith-Coleman, Irene., Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination17 p.
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16358701M
    OCLC/WorldCa25522774

    disruptive technology. A new technology that has a serious impact on the status quo and changes the way people have been dealing with something, perhaps for decades. Throughout history, there have been many disruptive technologies, including the steam engine, electricity, automobile, telephone, integrated circuit (chip) and the Internet. Accordingly, this study purposed to describe the meaning of the lived experience of family caregivers caring for their loved ones dependent on life-sustaining technologies in a hospital in Thailand. 2. Background. The Theory of Technological Competency as Caring in Nursing is a middle range theory grounded in Nursing as Caring. There are five Cited by: 1.

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    Ethical issues of life-sustaining technology Abstract: Developments in medical technology have given physicians expanded means to sustain human life. In many instances, life sustaining treatments are administered despite the fact that the patient is Cited by: 1.   Currie CT. Life sustaining technologies and the elderly. BMJ. Jul 2; ():3–4. [PMC free article] Ruark JE, Raffin TA. Initiating and withdrawing life support. Principles and practice in adult medicine. N Engl J Med. Jan 7; (1)– Evans AL, Brody BA. The do-not-resuscitate order in teaching hospitals. by: 8.


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