TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Gorman, Daniel
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/99, Vol. 160 Issue 6, p857
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
1679917

 

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