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Cowart, Donald

Works: 16 works in 48 publications in 1 language and 1,020 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Interviews  Documentary films  Educational films 
Roles: Author
Classifications: KF3827.E87, 618.2
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Please let me die( Visual )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member 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
Please let me die : with brief 20 year update( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An update on the earlier documentary made about Mr. Cowart's rights as a patient following a gas explosion fire in 1973
A Right to die? : the case of Dax Cowart( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member 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?
Dax's story : a severely burned man's thirty-year odyssey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member 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
Ultimate choice : [a film on teen pregnancy prevention]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Confronting death : who chooses, who controls by Donald Cowart( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.40 (from 0.08 for Ultimate c ... to 1.00 for Confrontin ...)

Alternative Names
Cowart, Dax

English (30)

A right to die? : the Dax Cowart CaseA right to die? : the Dax Cowart caseA right to die? : the Dax Cowart case