TITLE

Assisted suicide debated in the United States

AUTHOR(S)
Guthrie, Patricia
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/14/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 6, p755
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the debate over the implementation of the assisted suicide law in the U.S. Provisions of the assisted suicide law in Oregon; Issues regarding the law in California; Implications of the case of Terri Schiavo, a comatose woman in Florida, for the law.
ACCESSION #
20037674

 

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