WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- Sampson v. State of Alaska: In the Supreme Court of the State of Alaska. Bostrom, Barry A. // Issues in Law & Medicine;Fall2001, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p195
Focuses on the legislation of the Supreme Courts for the right of terminally ill persons for assistance of physicians to commit suicide in Alaska. Exemption from the manslaughter statute of physicians; Interpretation of the State constitutional rights to privacy and liberty; Prohibition of all...
- Report tracks impact of Oregon's assisted suicide law. Ventura, Marissa J. // RN;May99, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p16
Reports on the study conducted by the Oregon Health Division on the number of terminally ill patients who opted for assisted suicide in 1998 under the state's Death With Dignity Act. Reasons of patients for opting for assisted suicide.
- Journal abstracts. // Palliative Medicine;1999, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p174
Presents an abstract of the paper `Legalized Physician-Assisted Suicide in Oregon--the First Year's Experience,' by A.E. Chin, K. Hedberg et al, published in the `New England Journal of Medicine.' Factors affecting patients' decision to avail of physician-assisted suicide in the state during...
- Principle of Double Effect and End-of-Life Pain Management: Additional Myths and a Limited Role. Quill, Timothy E. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Winter1998, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p333
Comments on the article by Susan Anderson Fohr which analyzed the relationship between the principle of double effect and effective pain management. Barrier to effective pain management; Case scenario of pain management in the terminally ill; Considerations in the application of the principle...
- The Case for Physician-Assisted Suicide? Keenan, James F. // America;11/14/1998, Vol. 179 Issue 15, p14
Focuses on a case of a physician-assisted suicide. Percentage of women undergoing physician-assisted suicide; Gender inequality in giving physician-assisted suicide; Reason of some patient for physician-assisted suicide.
- Response to L. Coleman. Dahl, June L. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Jun2001, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p143
Presents a response to a comment on an article on the frequency of physician-assisted suicide (PAS) in Oregon. Legal aspects on the collection of PAS data; Results of surveys of cohort of terminally ill patients; Factor motivating interest in euthanasia or PAS.
- Massachusetts patient suicide measure clears major hurdle. // Hill;12/12/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 171, p10
An excerpt from "The Associated Press" regarding the allowable terminally ill patients self-administer life-ending drugs in Massachusetts is presented.
- The Role of the Psychologist in Medically Assisted Death. Karesa, Sarah // Psynopsis: Canada's Psychology Newspaper;Fall2016, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p14
The article discusses the role a psychologist play in protecting the autonomy of terminally ill individuals requesting medically assisted death, by making a meaningful therapeutic relationship with the individuals encouraging them to make decisions consistent with their values.
- House of Lords rejects attempts to amend Assisted Dying Bill. // Nursing Standard;01/21/2015, Vol. 29 Issue 21, p12
Lord Falconerâ€™s Assisted Dying Bill passed a legislative hurdle after two days of debate in the House of Lords.