- Deactivation of automatic implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in hospice and home care patients at the end of lifeTimothy W Kirk
Department of History and Philosphy, City University of New York York College, 94 20 Guy R Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11451, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 26:431-7. 2008..It then explains that hospice and home care agencies have an obligation to address AICD deactivation at a policy level and offers recommendations for doing so...
- Dying tax free: the modern advance directive and patients' financial valuesTimothy W Kirk
Department of History and Philosophy, City University of New York York College, Jamaica, New York 11451, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 39:605-9. 2010..Clinicians are encouraged to accept a wide range of patient values as relevant to the clinical decision-making process and to balance the influence of those values with more traditional notions of clinical harm and benefit...
- Managing pain, managing ethicsTimothy W Kirk
Department of Philosophy, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19087, USA
Pain Manag Nurs 8:25-34. 2007..This article presents a case study, moral analysis, and an evidence-based, practical plan of action for engaging family members of palliative care patients on a home hospice service...
- Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and hospice careTimothy W Kirk
Villanova University, PA 19085, USA
IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 26:82-4. 2007