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End of Life: the Buddhist View
Author Keown, Damien
Source Lancet
Volumev.366 n.9489
Pages952 - 955
LocationNew York, NY, US [紐約, 紐約州, 美國]
Content type期刊論文=Journal Article
Keywordbuddhism - doctrines; buddhist ethics; buddhists; medicine - religious aspects; philosophy, buddhism; terminal care - religious aspects
AbstractDiscusses end-of-life issues from the Buddhist perspective. Idea that terminal care of Buddhist patients, with the exception of monks and nuns, has few special requirements or limitations on medical treatment; Statement that local custom can affect the patient-doctor relationship more than Buddhist doctrine; Buddhist values, including mindfulness and mental clarity; How death and persistent vegetative state are defined in Buddhist philosophy and medical standards; The influence of Confucian teachings on Japanese Buddhists; Buddhist teachings on euthanasia and compassion and how it relates to terminally ill patients.
Created date2005.11.25
Modified date2014.05.13

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