The Moral Challenge of Alzheimer Disease


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Stephen Post argues that maintaining the emotional and relational well-being of those with dementia depends on the caregivers who see dignity even in those severely affected by this kind of condition. He addresses specific ethical issues of interest to health care professionals, families, and affected individuals--including topics such as diagnostic disclosure, restrictions on driving privileges, the extension of autonomy through advance directives, behavior control, quality of life in relation to treatment limitations, ...

The Moral Challenge of Alzheimer Disease 1995, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801851742