Between life and death

a gospel-centered guide to end-of-life medical care
Kathryn Butler
Book - 2019

This book aims to equip Christians facing end-of-life decisions by simplifying confusing jargon and exploring biblical principles families need in order to navigate the transition from this life to the next.

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Main Author: Butler, Kathryn, 1980- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Wheaton, Illinois : Crossway, [2019]
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505 0 |a Framing the issue -- Wisdom begins with the word -- A detailed look at organ-supporting measures -- Resuscitation for cardiac arrest -- Introduction to the intensive care -- Mechanical ventilation -- Cardiovascular support : vasopressors, inotropes, and lines -- Artificially-administered nutrition -- Dialysis -- Brain injury -- Discernment at life's end -- Comfort measures and hospice -- Physician assisted suicide -- Advance care planning -- Being a voice : surrogate decision making. 
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520 |a Sophisticated technologies have blurred the expanse between life and death. It is often difficult for patients and loved ones to know to how approach the end of life in a dignity-affirming, God-honoring, faith-filled way. Butler aims to equip Christians facing end-of-life decisions. She simplifies confusing jargon, and explores biblical principles families need in order to navigate the transition from this life to the next. -- adapted from back cover 
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