Because of the deep interpersonal significance of decisions made at he end of life, it is not surprising that religion has played an important role in patient and family decision making.
Specific religious concerns about death and dying have led to religious advance directives.
Advance directives offer a case study of models of interaction between religious communities and secular institutions.
This paper examines why such directives have been created and how they may affect health care decisions.
Mots-clés Pascal : Prise décision, Mort, Ethique, Homme, Etude générale
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Decision making, Death, Ethics, Human, General study
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0498062
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199406.