Keeping Balance in the Face of Death

  • Richard M. ZanerEmail author
Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 997)


Some years ago, I provided an ethics consult at Vanderbilt University Medical Center that is indelibly marked on my memory. In what follows, I will tell that story, but must first note that, to respect and protect the privacy of all those involved, I have altered all identifying characteristics, with the exception of myself.


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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Anne Geddes Stahlman Professor of Medical Ethics EmeritusVanderbilt University Medical CenterNashvilleUSA

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