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Bibliography: Responding to Suffering at the End of Life

Bibliography: Responding to Suffering at the End of Life

Articles Available Through the Asher Library:

  • Baeke, Goedele, Wils, Jean-Pierre, and Broeckaert, Bert. Orthodox Jewish Perspectives on Withholding and Withdrawing Life-sustaining Treatment. Nursing Ethics 18.6 (2011): 835-846.
  • Bern-Klug, Mercedes, Gessert, Charles, and Forbes, Sarah. The Need to Revise Assumptions About the End of Life: Implications for Social Work Practice. Health &Social Work 26.1 (2001): 38-47.
  • Chan, C., et al. Review: The Understanding of Spirituality and the Potential Role of Spiritual Care in End-of-Life and Palliative Care: A Meta-Study of Qualitative Research. Palliative Medicine 24.8 (2010): 753-770.
  • Denny, Dawn L, and Guido, Ginny W. Undertreatment of Pain in Older Adults: An Application of Beneficence. Nursing Ethics 19.6 (2012): 800-809. 
  • Fischbach, Ruth L., et al. The Critical Role of Religion: Caring for the Dying Patient from an Orthodox Jewish Perspective. Journal of Palliative Medicine 13.10 (2010): 1267-1271.
  • Jakobovits, Yoel, Male Infertility: Halakhic Issues in Investigation and Management.Tradition 27.2 (Winter 1993):  4-21.
  • Kinzbrunner, Barry M. Jewish Medical Ethics and End-of-Life Care. Journal of Palliative Medicine 7.4 (2004): 558-573.
  • Resnicoff, Steven H. Jewish Law Perspectives on Suicide and Physician-Assisted Dying. Journal of Law and Religion XIII.2 (1998-99):  289-349.
  • -----. Physician-Assisted Dying: Halachic Perspectives. Journal of Halacha & Contemporary Society XXXVII (Spring 1999): 47-84.
  • Rosner, Fred. Rabbi Moshe Feinstein on the Treatment of the Terminally Ill. Judaism 37.2 (1988): 188.

Books by Guest Speakers:

  • Back, Anthony, Arnold, Robert, and Tulsky, James. Mastering Communication with Seriously Ill Patients: Balancing Honesty with Empathy and Hope. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
  • Patients: Balancing Honesty with Empathy and Hope. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
  • Tulsky, James. Talking to Patients about Resuscitation: A Randomized Controlled Trial to Improve Physician-Patient Discussions (AARP Andrus Foundation final report). Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, 1998.

Books Available in the Asher Library:

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Judaism, Health and Healing

This bibliography is part of a larger subject guide on Judiasm, Health, and Healing, with resources recommended by experts in the fields of healthcare, law, and Judaism who came together for daylong conference on health-related topics that impact individuals, families, professionals in the Jewish community.

The conference took place on April 14, 2013. It was offered by Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and LeadershipDePaul University College of Law Center for Jewish Law & Judaic Studies, and University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, in cooperation with the Jewish Healing Network of Chicago, the Center for Jewish Genetics, and Metro Chicago Hillel, with foundation support through The Charles & M.R. Shapiro Foundation.

Specific bilbliographies are available for each session offered at the conference. VIEW THE FULL LIST >