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Physician-Assisted Suicide

Physician-Assisted Suicide

Pro and Con (Point/Counterpoint, Philosophers Debate Contemporary Issues)

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical ethics,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Medical,
  • Philosophy,
  • Medical Law & Legislation,
  • Ethics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMargaret Pabst Battin (Editor), David Mayo (Editor), Susan Wolf (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9903815M
    ISBN 10084768816X
    ISBN 109780847688166

    She suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Sue Rodriquez did not rest her case on liberty alone; she also argued that the ban against physician-assisted suicide violated her right to equality by discriminating against her on the basis of Cited by: 1. MED This collection of essays by noted academics provides compelling arguments for and against physician-assisted suicide. As in the Report of the Committee on Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia (Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v. 26, suppl., ), Weir (director of the Program in Medical Ethics and Medical Humanities, Univ. of Iowa Coll. of .

    Physician-assisted suicide endangers the weak and marginalized in society. Where PAS has been allowed, safeguards that were put in place to minimize this .   Referencing a body of pro-euthanasia and “right to die” work, including Jo Roman’s book Exit House, which advocated for assisted suicide on demand, Paris expressed concern over an. Get this from a library! The case for physician assisted suicide. [Sheila McLean; Alison Britton] -- "Physician assisted suicide occurs when a terminally ill patient takes the decision to end their life with the help of their doctor. It is a scenario which both frightens people and inflames moral.

      The physician assisted suicide curve is again steeper than the euthanasia curve. Thus the impact of the curability of the illness was stronger when physician assisted suicide was under consideration than when euthanasia was being considered: F (1,) = , pCited by: This book takes a hard look at how to keep physician-assisted suicide rare, alternatives to the practice, the implications for the patient-physician relationship, who should write guidelines, and how to regulate it and determine safeguards to keep it voluntary and an option of last resort. While the lay press and television reports help to fuel the fire for advocacy for physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, the bioethical literature has argued against adopting such policy In Daniel Callahan's book, The Troubled Dream of Life, he considers physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia in the modern context of medicine's Cited by:


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedPdf patients also negotiate, or attempt to negotiate, physician-assisted suicide or physician-performed euthanasia with their physicians. Attitudes about death are heavily socially conditioned, and so are the perspectives from which choice-making about death is by: 1.Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide (speech) Euthanasia and Physician download pdf suicide is the most controversial issues of the legal and medical profession.

Euthanasia (“a good death by Greek definition) is the painless ending of a person’s life for reasons of mercy.

Physician assisted suicide is the act in which a physician provides the .Physician Assisted Suicide is a cross-disciplinary collection of essays from philosophers, physicians, ebook, social scientists, lawyers and economists.

As the first book to consider the implications of the Supreme Court decisions in Washington v. Glucksburg and Vacco v. Quill concerning physi.