Keeping Our Promise

By Navah C. Harlow

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, February 16, 1996

The author outlines the Patient Self-Determination Act and encourages readers to create a Health Care Proxy. Recognizing that adult children who are forced to speak for their parents are most vulnerable, the author has created a meditation to help ritualize the beginning of the end.

Topic: Decision Making, Morality, Ritual, Ethics, Autonomy, Medical Care, Law, Family

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.26/no.508

Page Number(s): 5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Harlow, Navah C. Keeping Our Promise. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 16 February 1996: 5.


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