Active and passive euthanasia: the cases of Drs. Claudio Alberto de la Rocha and Nancy Morrison

Gorman, Daniel
March 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/99, Vol. 160 Issue 6, p857
Academic Journal
Focuses on the question of whether active euthanasia should sometimes be allowed. The difference between passive and active euthanasia; The acceptance of passive euthanasia by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA); The cases against Dr. Claudio Alberto de la Rocha and Dr. Nancy Morrison, both of Canada, and their participation in acts of euthanasia; Mention of the papers `Active and passive euthanasia,' by James Rachels and `Killing and letting die,' by Philippa Foot.


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