An explanation and analysis of how world religions formulate their ethical decisions on withdrawing treatment and determining death

@inproceedings{Setta2015AnEA,
  title={An explanation and analysis of how world religions formulate their ethical decisions on withdrawing treatment and determining death},
  author={Susan M. Setta and Sam David Shemie},
  booktitle={Philosophy, ethics, and humanities in medicine : PEHM},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION This paper explores definitions of death from the perspectives of several world and indigenous religions, with practical application for health care providers in relation to end of life decisions and organ and tissue donation after death. It provides background material on several traditions and explains how different religions derive their conclusions for end of life decisions from the ethical guidelines they proffer. METHODS Research took several forms beginning with a review… CONTINUE READING

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