Health Care Ethics: Lessons from Intensive Care

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    Acknowledgements

    I am grateful to Karen Phillips for her help and encouragement in the early stages of getting this book off the ground; her faith in the project was very much appreciated. Thanks are also due to Alison Poyner for helpful discussions along the way and to Rachel Burrows for seeing the book through to press. The intensive care nurses who gave generously of their time and insights made this work possible; my thanks to them.

    A number of friends and colleagues have given advice and comment and generally eased the production of this book. My thanks especially to Kenneth Boyd, Ken Mason, Alexander McCall Smith, Anne Murcott and Fran Wasoff. The island of Symi has also played its part in getting the words onto the page.

    Lastly my thanks to the University of Edinburgh for sabbatical leave which made it possible to undertake the fieldwork, and to the ESRC for the Research Fellowship during which the book was completed.

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