By Michael Stolberg
This publication at the background of palliative care, 1500-1970 lines the historic roots of recent palliative care in Europe to the increase of the hospice move within the Sixties. the writer discusses principally forgotten premodern innovations like cura palliativa and euthanasia medica and describes, how sufferers and physicians skilled and handled terminal ailment. He strains the origins of hospitals for incurable and loss of life sufferers and follows the lengthy heritage of moral debates on concerns like truth-telling and the intentional shortening of the death sufferers’ lives and the controversies they sparked among physicians and sufferers. a watch opener for somebody drawn to the heritage of moral determination making relating to terminal care of significantly in poor health patients.
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A History of Palliative Care, 1500-1970: Concepts, Practices, and Ethical challenges (Philosophy and Medicine) by Michael Stolberg