TITLE

NC nurses examining policy on assisting in executions

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Aug2007, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the request of nurses to adopt an ethic policy that would prevent nurses from participating in carrying out death penalties in North Carolina. Cynthia Gallion, Raleigh nurse told the Associated Press (AP) said that it is against their code of ethics and doctors can lose their license to practice if they take actions that would directly cause the death of a condemned person, or automatically cause an execution to be carried out on a condemned person.
ACCESSION #
25885043

 

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