WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- Euthanasia: For or Against. // Connect: UNESCO International Science, Technology & Environmenta;2002, Vol. 27 Issue 1/2, p13
Details a national conference organized by the group of the C.K. Norwid Secondary Schools that provided participants with information related to the problem of euthanasia and to make them aware of the issues involved in the practice of euthanasia in Australia, Netherlands and the U.S.
- A problem for the idea of voluntary euthanasia. Campbell, Neil // Journal of Medical Ethics;Jun99, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p242
Discusses the distinction between voluntary and involuntary euthanasia. Reason for the lack of interest in the distinction; Explanation of the distinction between voluntary and involuntary; Information on a living will formulated by a thirty-five-year-old person.
- In re Dinnerstein. // American Journal of Law & Medicine;Winter79, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p423
Discusses the Massachusetts court case 'In re Dinnerstein,' in which the court determined that the physician of an aged, incompetent, terminally ill woman could enter a no-code order without prior judicial approval. Court's conclusion that the decision was a purely medical on which required no...
- `Right to die' debate returns to states. Moore, Art // Christianity Today;08/11/97, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p50
Reports that a unanimous Supreme Court, upholding bans on doctor-assisted suicide in the states of New York and Washington, has sent the `right to die' debate back to the state level. Chief Justice William Rehnquist's remarks; Policy of the Hemlock Society as stated by Derek Humphry, founder...
- Oregon's fight over the right to die. Campbell, Courtney S. // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the debate on legalized physician assisted suicide in Oregon. Role of the organization, Oregon Right to Die; Requirements for aid in dying measures; Procedural safeguards.
- Vitalism Revitalized. Mayo, David J.; Gunderson, Martin // Hastings Center Report;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p14
Discusses the issue of physician-assisted death (PAD). Reason some bioethicists have opposed PAD; Vulnerability-related arguments against PAD; Demise of medical vitalism; Reason there are many within the disability community advocating for PAD.
- Euthanasia and the Right to Die (Book Review). Harris, Helen Wilson // International Social Science Review;2000, Vol. 75 Issue 1/2, p61
Reviews the book `Euthanasia and the Right to Die: A Comparative View,' by Jennifer M. Scherer and Rita J. Simon.
- PVS criteria put under spotlight. Dyer, Clare // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/29/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7085, p919
Details the ruling of the High Court in London, England that a woman in persistent vegetative state should be allowed to die, even though she did not fit the clinical criteria set by the Royal College of Physicians to diagnose the condition. Clinical features that would exclude a women patient...
- The implications of death with dignity. Beresford, Larry // Trustee;May95, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p8
Reports on the legalization of the provision of medical assistance to end the life of a terminally ill patient in Oregon. Passing of Measure 16 initiative, the Death with Dignity Act; Holding of the actual implementation of Measure 16; Controversies surrounding the passing of the Dignity Act.