WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- Professional bodies should stop opposing assisted dying. Tallis, Raymond // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;6/16/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7861, p33
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- A message from Holland. Thiadens, H. A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/17/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7250, p1655
Relates an experience of a physician with an aged patient who was repeatedly requesting for euthanasia. Medical condition of the patient; Factors that influenced the patient's decision not to consider euthanasia.
- Twenty five years of requests for euthanasia and physician assisted suicide in Dutch general practice: trend analysis. Marquet, R L; Bartelds, A; Visser, G J; Spreeuwenberg, P; Peters, L // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/26/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7408, p201
Focuses on the Dutch policy on euthanasia (E) and physician assisted suicide (PAS) and concerns that the policy may lead to an increase in the number of people who use these services. Statistics on how requests for E and PAS have increased.
- Physician-assisted suicide statement. // American Family Physician;9/1/1995, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p1024
Reports on the Ethics Committee of the American Geriatrics Society's (AGS) issuance of a position statement on physician-assisted suicide and voluntary active euthanasia. Publication of the statement in the May 1995 issue of the `Journal of the American Geriatrics Society'; Professional standard...
- The necessary discussion that's often hard to have. Cunningham, William // British Columbia Medical Journal;May2014, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p168
The author provides his views on physician-assisted death in British Columbia. Issues raised include the promotion of advance care planning by the Doctors of BC, the organization's policy paper "It's Time to Talk: Advance Care Planning in British Columbia," and the advantages of having an...
- Being 'tired of life' is not grounds for euthanasia. Sheldon, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/11/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7380, p71
Reports that the Dutch Supreme Court has ruled that doctors may not perform euthanasia or help with suicide unless the request comes from a patient suffering from a medically classifiable physical or psychiatric sickness or disorder. Decision that being 'tired of life' is not a basis for...
- Opening the Black Box: Physicians' Inner Responses to Patients' Requests for Physician-Assisted Death. Quill, Timothy E. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Jun2004, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p469
Comments on a study about the attitudes of physicians toward physician-assisted suicide in Oregon. Legal aspects of physician-assisted suicide; Factors that influence the decision of a physician to implement patient-requested suicide; Dilemma facing physicians in relation to physician-assisted...
- Johnny Rotten, call your office. Cosh, Colby // Report / Newsmagazine (National Edition);10/7/2002, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p5
Discusses so-called 'suicide tourists,' who travel to Switzerland to kill themselves. Legalization of euthanasia in Switzerland; Mention of the assisted-suicide group Dignitas, which has helped foreigners to commit suicide in Switzerland; Law which requires a domestic doctor to certify that the...
- DOCTOR'S PRESCRIPTION. Paul, Pamela // American Demographics;Nov2002, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p21
Presents the results of several surveys on doctor-assisted suicide and euthanasia. Attitudes of doctors toward assisted suicide; Views of oncologists on doctor-assisted suicide and euthanasia; Comparison of the attitude of physicians who are delegates to the American Medical Association and...