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Life support systems (Critical care), Aged -- Medical care -- Social aspects, Aged -- Diseases -- Treatment, Aged -- Medical care -- Economic aspects, Life Support Care,
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of current life sustaining technologies that rush to the rescue when the body fails to perform its duties. In these cases, the body cannot carry on without the help of some novel technology, such as dialysis for people with severe kidney diseases like renal cancer.

And in. Medical culture still tolerates and even rewards the misapplication of life-sustaining technologies while slighting the prevention and relief of suffering. Second, legal, organizational, and economic obstacles conspire to obstruct reliably excellent care at the end of life.

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The controversial idea that society should not use expensive life-sustaining technologies on people in their old-old years. Kübler-Ross s stage theory of dying The landmark theory, developed by psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, that people who are terminally ill progress through five stages in confronting their death: denial, anger.

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The drawback of the life-sustaining technologies of modern medicine, such as ventilators and dialysis machines, is that they can be so successful in sustaining life that it becomes increasingly.

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Hayes and promote dignified dying. An elderly widow wants to make sure her end-of-life wishes are implemented, but she is unsure which document to sign.Medical advances have greatly reduced infant mortality and death from childhood diseases.

As a result, people have a greater chance of making it to adulthood period, and then new medical knowledge, life-sustaining technologies, and a greater awareness of, and desire for, healthy life-styles have also helped lengthen the lives of adults into old.