TITLE

Should Physicians Participate in Capital Punishment?

AUTHOR(S)
Caplan, Arthur L.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Sep2007, Vol. 82 Issue 9, p1047
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Question & Answer
ABSTRACT
The article provides answers to several questions including the involvement of physician on capital punishment, moral values for physician in the administration of lethal injection, and assistance to those convicted of death penalty.
ACCESSION #
26757461

 

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