Most widely held works about Donald Cowart
Most widely held works by Donald Cowart
Dax's case ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Discusses the case of Donald (Dax) Cowart and his desire to die following severe burns over 65% of his body and the loss of his vision and hands. Considers a patient's right to refuse treatment and to die.
Please let me die the wish of a blind severely maimed burn patient ( Visual )
in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A documentary about the ethical and legal questions involved when a severely maimed burn victim expresses his right to die. Robert B. White, a psychiatrist, talks with the patient, Dax Cowart, in his hospital bed.
A Right to die? the case of Dax Cowart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The videodisc program presents the famous and now classic case of Dax Cowart, a victim of severe burns, blindness, and crippling injuries who persists under treatment to insist that he be allowed to die. Through interviews with Dax and other principals in the case (his doctors, lawyer, mother, etc.) the user investigates basic ethical issues regarding quality of life, patient interests and rights, and the conflicting interests and obligations of medical professionals. Throughout, the user must continually address the central dilemma: Should Dax be granted his request to die and what reasons should support the decision?
Please let me die ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
One of a series of monthly discussions on medical/ethical issues. Includes only the statements made by Mr. Cowart and Dr. Zawaki and a question and answer session. The audience had viewed earlier the documentary, "Please let me die," made about Mr. Cowart's rights as a patient following a gas explosion fire in 1973.
Please let me die with brief 20 year update ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
An update on the earlier documentary made about Mr. Cowart's rights as a patient following a gas explosion fire in 1973.
Dax's case by Donald Cowart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Dax's story a severely burned man's thirty-year odyssey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Patient's rights activist Cowart relates his personal experiences after having been severly burned in a propane gas explosion in 1973 and treated by doctors against his will. He related various treatment regimens he underwent. James F. Childress commented on the moral/ethical implications of this case.
Confronting death : who chooses, who controls by Dax Cowart ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Dax's case who should decide ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Ultimate choice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
News 11 reporter Mike Conners presents the stories of Dax Cowart and Vicki Carter concerning the right to refuse medical treatment.
Ten years after a severely burned patient's request to die a discussion with Dax Cowart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The discussion explores with a former patient some of the medical and ethical implications of a patient's refusal of life-sustaining treatment, especially the conflict between acting in the patient's interests and respecting the patient's wishes.
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