Assisted suicide debated in the United States
- Weighing 'extraordiary means'. Jones, Melissa // National Catholic Reporter;11/7/2003, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p10
Focuses on the directives for Catholic healthcare services from the bishops in the U.S. Discussion of nutrition and hydration; Consideration of the life and welfare of the patient; Recommendation for continued treatment of brain damaged patient Terri Schiavo.
- About the living will. Hurst, Muriel // Canadian Nurse;Apr2005, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p4
Comments on the importance of informing families, healthcare providers and friends about wishes regarding death and the circumstances that may lead to it or its delay. View on the media coverage of the tragic circumstances surrounding Terry Schiavo's death.
- End-of-life care: Vermont May follow Oregon. Rose, Joan R. // Medical Economics;5/20/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p17
Focuses on a plan for a physician-assisted suicide bill in Vermont. Determination whether a patient is terminally ill; Case of Terri Schiavo.
- Notes on church-state affairs: Netherlands. Beck, Rosalie; Hendon, David W. // Journal of Church & State;Summer93, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p646
Reports on the promulgation of a law on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in the Netherlands. Protest from Catholics and Protestants; Guidelines for physicians.
- Aid-in-Dying: Should We Decriminalize Physician-Assisted Suicide and Physician-Committed Euthanasia? CeloCruz, Maria T. // American Journal of Law & Medicine;1992, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p369
Recent news stories, medical journal articles, and two state voter referenda have publicized physicians' providing their patients with aid-in-dying. This Note distinguishes two components of aid-in-dying: physician-assisted suicide and physician-committed voluntary active euthanasia. The Note...
- Panel recommends that assisted suicide be legalised in Canada. Dyer, Clare // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;11/26/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7833, p1074
The article focuses on the recommendation by a panel of international and Canadian experts led by bioethicist Udo Schuklenk regarding the legalisation of voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide in Canada.
- In Oregon, a political campaign to die for. Levine, Art // U.S. News & World Report;11/10/97, Vol. 123 Issue 18, p56
Reports on the issue of Measure 51, an Oregon referendum to repeal the world's first law explicitly permitting doctor-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. Details of the campaign against Measure 51; Fears that the measure will lead to a rise in teen-age suicide; Role of the Catholic...
- WHY THE GOVERNMENT HAS AN INTEREST IN PRESERVING LIFE. Bradley, Gerard V. // World & I;May2003, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p258
Deals with the opposition of the U.S. government to the Death with Dignity Act of the state of Oregon that allows physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. Principle of the medical profession; Controversy over physician-assisted suicide; Difference between intending and accepting...
- Death by Default. // Christianity Today;02/05/2001, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p26
Deals with the passage of a bill in the parliament of the Netherlands that legalizes euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide (PAS). Age for euthanasia; Groups in the Netherlands that oppose the bill; How Germans reacted to the bill's passage; Status of PAS legislation in the United States.