Drawing the Line: Life, Death, and Ethical Choices in an American Hospital

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In 1985, philosopher Samuel Gorovitz spent seven weeks at Boston's Beth Israel, one of the nation's premier teaching hospitals, where he was given free run as "Authorized Snoop and Irritant-at-Large." In Drawing the Line , he provides an intense, disturbing, and insightful account of his observations during those seven weeks. Gorovitz guides us through an operating room and intensive care units, and takes us to meetings where surgeons discuss the mishaps of the preceding week, where internists map out their approaches to ...

Drawing the Line: Life, Death, and Ethical Choices in an American Hospital 1993, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9781566391498

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Drawing the Line: Life, Death, and Ethical Choices in an American Hospital 1991, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195044287

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