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  Volume 6, Number 2, Summer 2016

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note

p. v
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Narrative Symposium: Patient, Family, and Clinician Experiences with Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED)

Introduction: Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking

pp. 75-77
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Full Collection of Personal Narratives

Narrative Symposium: Patient, Family, and Clinician Experiences with Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED)

pp. 77-107
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Personal Narratives

My Life—My Death

pp. 77-78
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The Less, the Better: One Patient’s Journey with VSED

pp. 78-80
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Kept Alive—The Enduring Tragedy of Margot Bentley

pp. 80-82
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VSED at Home with Hospice: The experiences of a Husband and Daughter

pp. 82-88
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Voluntary Stopping of Eating and Drinking: A Patient’s Right to Choose or an Act of Suicide?

pp. 88-90
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‘I’d Like to Choose my Own Way:’ VSED in the Non–Terminal Patient

pp. 90-92
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Sam’s Final Story

pp. 92-94
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Not Here by Choice: My Husband’s Choice About How and When to Die

pp. 94-96
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Life and Death on Her Own Terms

pp. 96-99
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Sarah’s Second Attempt to Stop Eating and Drinking: Success at Last

pp. 99-101
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To Live Long Enough to Warm the Hearts of Others: Reflections on Informing my Patient about a Peaceful Way to Die

pp. 102-105
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The Deacon’s Mom Wants to Die.

pp. 105-107
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Personal Narratives (Web Only)

Mom’s VSED Journey

pp. e1-e4
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She Never Met a Stranger—Death is No Stranger

pp. e4-e7
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Hunger Games

pp. e7-e9
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Commentary

VSED: Death With Dignity or Without?

pp. 109-113
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VSED Narratives: Exploring Complexity

pp. 115-120
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Merits, Demands, and Challenges of VSED

pp. 121-126
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Research Article

A Qualitative Study of US Clinical Ethics Services: Objectives and Outcomes

pp. 127-142
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Case Study

Ethical Challenges in the Care of the Inpatient with Morbid Obesity

pp. 143-152
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Research Areas

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