Category Archives: Dying with Dignity

Good Medicine by Philip Hebert (117)

This is a wonderful nonfiction book about the art of ethical care in Canada.  Given our culture of death and euthanasia, it can be difficult to maintain our values as Canadians. This book discusses all the ethics that are involved … Continue reading

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Memoir of a Good Death (77)

This is another book about palliative care. This time it is a novel. It is a GREAT story of a good death. It would seem that life and death are intertwined. In this book, readers will be invited to the … Continue reading

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A Caregiver’s Guide A Handbook about End of Life Care(76)

In my spare time, I have been reading in the whole area of death and dying, given our new legislation that has to do with euthanasia.  The next few books reviewed here represent this small portion of literature that I … Continue reading

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In the Slender Margin (10)

This is a wonderful book about a difficult topic that is fitting for our time in medicine. On May 31st, 2016, in Ontario, Bill C-14, the euthanasia and assisted suicide bill has been passed.  So, we need to be vigilant about matters of … Continue reading

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