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Book Condition: New. book. Download PDF Life-Sustaining Technologies and the Elderly (Health and Life Science Books) Authored by Office Technology Assessment Task Force Released at Filesize: MB. The Earth's biodiversity-the rich variety of life on our planet-is disappearing at an alarming rate.
And while many books have focused on the expected ecological consequences, or on the aesthetic, ethical, sociological, or economic dimensions of this loss, Sustaining Life is the first book to examine the full range of potential threats that diminishing biodiversity poses to /5(40).
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[Emily C Moore; United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.]. Abstract. A number of systems contribute to sustaining life in modern societies. Among them are health care, water supply, waste management, communication systems, and transport systems for goods and individuals.
The dramatic advances in life-sustaining medical technologies during the past three decades have been accompanied by rapid expansion in their availability and use.
As equipment and procedures have been refined and experience accumulated, the necessary personnel, facilities, and reimbursement have expanded, and the clinical criteria guiding use have been broadened. Life-Sustaining Technologies and the Elderly process or prolongs the patient’s suffering unnec-have received much less attention and analysis essarily.
than decisions about withholding or withdraw-The few available reports on decisions about ing other life-sustaining treatments. This chapter discusses the use of antibiotic therapy for elderly.
Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a Cited by: of current life sustaining technologies that rush to the rescue when the body fails to perform its duties.
In these cases, the body cannot carry on without the help of some novel technology, such as dialysis for people with severe kidney diseases like renal cancer. And in the most. Restart St. Pete. COVID has taken an unprecedented toll on our residents, commerce, and activity in the City of St.
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Life-Sustaining Technologies and WSC 68 Discussion in 'The Law of God' started by PaulCLawton, In his best-selling book of the same name, he notes that 40 percent of oncologists have admitted to offering treatments they believe are unlikely to work.
life-sustaining technologies, only Author: Jason M. Breslow. OCLC Number: Notes: Caption title. Supporting document for Office of Technology Assessment report: Life-sustaining technologies and the elderly.
Life sustaining technologies and the elderly: legal issues: Federal Republic of Germany. Sustaining Life How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity Edited by Eric Chivian and Aaron Bernstein.
First book to cover the full scope of human health impacts from a loss of biodiversity; Examines how the microbial world must be included in discussions about ecosystems; Reviews the most recent literature in the field, with more than in. An example of sustaining technology is the expansion of data storage capacity for disk drives in personal computers.
Sustaining technology refers to an innovation or improvement to an already existing technology that does not involve a shift in a company's goals and target audience. The main differentiation that I make is that sustaining innovation comes from listening to the needs of customers in the existing market and creating products that satisfy their predicted needs for the future.
Disruptive innovation creates new markets separate to the mainstream. Life-Sustaining Technologies: Ordinary or Extraordinary. Theis, E. Charlotte () Related Items in Google Scholar ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC Search DigitalGeorgetown. This Collection.
Browse. OTA Project Staff—Life-Sustaining Technologies and the Elderly Roger C. Herdman,Assistant Director, Health and Life Sciences Division Gretchen S. Kolsrud,Biological Applications Program Manager Claire W. Maklan,Project Co-Director Katie Maslow,Project Co-Director Robert A.
Harootyan,Project Director 1 Gladys B. White,Analyst Hindy J. Shaman,Research Assistant. Inthe Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) was requested by the House and Senate Aging Committees (US Congress) to study implications of life-sustaining technology and the elderly.
One concern was mechanical ventilation of patients with critical illness or Cited by: 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.
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. Going to travel around St. Petersburg City. Wait. Our App will provides you the information where to go n what you can see. Petersburg City guide is designed to use on offline when you are in the so you can degrade expensive roaming charges.
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Objectives We aimed to identify factors influencing communication and decision-making, and to learn how physicians and nurses view their roles in deciding about the use of life-sustaining technology for seriously ill hospitalised patients and their families.
Design The qualitative study used Flanagan's critical incident technique to guide interpretive description of open-ended in. 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.Life Sustaining Technologies: ventilators, Dialysis, Feeding Tubes, Pacemakers.
In addition to CPR, there are other important decision points that take careful planning and forethought before the emergency strikes. The most common medical decisions involve ventilators, dialysis, feeding tubes and pacemakers.
Life sustaining technology: making the decisions. BMJ. Apr 15; ()– [PMC free article] [Google Scholar] Jennett B. Decisions to limit treatment.
Lancet. Oct 3; 2 ()– [Google Scholar] Gillon R. Euthanasia, withholding life-prolonging treatment, and moral differences between killing and letting die. Author: Bryan Jennett.