TITLE

Many US MDs approve physician involvement in executions

AUTHOR(S)
Korcok, Milan
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/06/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 3, p389
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a study of the approval of physician involvement in executions among physicians in the United States. How medical societies, such as of American Medical Association, oppose any participation by members in executions; Percentage of respondents who considered it acceptable for a physician to pronounce an inmate dead or administer a lethal injection; Surprise of the authors of the study that many physicians condone involvement in capital punishment.
ACCESSION #
4070092

 

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