Responses to Daniel Callahan
- WHILE WE'RE AT IT. Neuhaus, Richard John // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov1996, Issue 67, p83
Comments on the legalization of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide (PAS) in the U.S. Information on the article "The Legalization of Physician-Assisted Suicide: Creating a Regulatory Potemkin Village," by Daniel Callahan and Margot White; Difficulty in the detection and prosecution of...
- Assisted dying. English, Veronica; Hamm, Danielle; Harrison, Caroline; Sheather, Julian; Sommerville, Ann // Journal of Medical Ethics;Jun2006, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p371
The article discusses issues related to assisted dying. The possibility of extending rules for competent adults to allow doctors to help children or adults with impaired capacity to die is mentioned. Information about the Groningen protocol, which set out criteria for the provision of euthanasia...
- Physician-assisted dying and palliative care: Understanding the two. Dhai, Ames // South African Journal of Bioethics & Law;Nov2015, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p2
The author reflects on the process of physician-assisted dying which can be regarded as physician-assisted suicide (PAS) and euthanasia.
- Starving for a Fair Diagnosis. Johansen, Robert // Human Life Review;Winter2005, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p88
Reprints an article about euthanasia titled Starving for Fair Diagnosis.
- What Happened After T4? Seeman, Mary V. // International Journal of Mental Health;Winter2006, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p5
This paper explores the role of starvation in the so-called wild euthanasia that followed the termination of the T4* program in Germany in August 1941. One way of killing patients was to starve them to death, and excess mortality secondary to the ill effects of prolonged and deliberate...
- A National Survey of Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia in the United States. Meier, Diane E.; Emmons, Carol-Ann; Wallenstein, Sylvan; Quill, Timothy; Morrison, R. Sean; Cassel, Christine K. // New England Journal of Medicine;04/23/98, Vol. 338 Issue 17, p1193
Background: Although there have been many studies of physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia in the United States, national data are lacking. Methods: In 1996, we mailed questionnaires to a stratified probability sample of 3102 physicians in the 10 specialties in which doctors are most likely...
- Eutanï¿½zie a svedomï¿½. Matejek, J. // General Practitioner / Prakticky Lekar;Dec2011, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p727
This article attempts, against the background of discussion about euthanasia, to find an answer to the question, why are the ethical discussions so difficult and exhausting. Firstly it highlights the tension between the individual and the common, then the article reflects upon the terminology of...
- Death by Withdrawal of Nutrition and Hydration. Rosner, Fred // Einstein Journal of Biology & Medicine;2004, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p81
Focuses on the issue of legalizing the practice of euthanasia in the U.S. Main reason for patients requesting physician-assisted suicide; Details of the case involving the removal or withdrawal of life support medical therapy; Cost of taking the life of a patient.
- Doctor Kills Himself after Discovering Suicide Patient Lied. Townsend, Liz // National Right to Life News;2005, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p5
The article reports that a Swiss doctor who helped a German woman commit suicide killed himself when an autopsy discovered that the woman was not terminally ill. The general practitioner who issued a falsified medical report defended himself. Officials from Dignitas, the health center in...