Royal Society panel to study physician-assisted death
- Should we prepare for the end? New report calls for decriminalization of assisted dying in Canada. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;11/21/2011, Vol. 21, p638
The article reports on the study commissioned by the Royal Society of Canada, which calls for decriminalization of assisted dying in the country. It mentions that end-of-life decision making issue has sparked controversy and asserts that while most residents support voluntary euthanasia, both...
- A moral duty to assist dying. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/7/2012, Vol. 184 Issue 2, pE111
The article focuses on the report of the Commission on Assisted Dying in Great Britain on the provision of assisted dying to terminally ill people. It mentions that the report is in accordance to the recommendations from an expert panel of the Royal Society of Canada that assisted suicide or...
- Treatment-resistant depression and physician-assisted death. MIller, Franklin G // Journal of Medical Ethics;Nov2015, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p885
In a recent article, Udo Schuklenk and Suzanne van de Vathorst argued in favour of a legal option of physician-assisted death for patients with 'treatment-resistant' depression. In this commentary, I contend that their argument neglects the important consideration of the professional integrity...
- Views of United States Physicians and Members of the American Medical Association House of Delegates on Physician-assisted Suicide. Whitneym, Simon N.; Brown, Byron W.; Brody, Howard; Alcser, Kirsten H.; Bachman, Jerald G.; Greely, Henry T. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;May2001, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p290
OBJECTIVE: To ascertain the views of physicians and physician leaders toward the legalization of physician-assisted suicide. DESIGN: Confidential mail questionnaire. PARTICIPANTS: A nationwide random sample of physicians of all ages and specialties, and all members of the American Medical...
- Assisted Death and Martyrdom. Thomasma, David C. // Christian Bioethics: Non-ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality;Aug98, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p122
Against the backdrop of ancient, mediaeval and modern Catholic teaching prohibiting killing (the rule against killing), the question of assisted suicide and euthanasia is examined. In the past the Church has modified its initial repugnance for killing by developing specific guidelines for...
- Selling death and dignity. Hendin, Herbert // Hastings Center Report;May/Jun95, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p19
Focuses on the justification of euthanasia or assisted suicide. Rejection of euthanasia initiative in Washington and California; Marketing technique to promote the normalization of assisted suicide and euthanasia; `Death on Request' film on Dutch television; Proving the value of assisted suicide...
- From the Editor. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct98, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p3
Editorial. Focuses on an argument of the important ethnical difference between physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia. Views from supporters of assisted suicide; What Stan van Hooft suggest of suffering; Examination of growing tensions by Dorothy Nelkin and Lori Andrews.
- Encyclical, Evangelium Vitae. Paul II, Pope John // Issues in Law & Medicine;Spring96, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p443
Features excerpts on assisted suicide and euthanasia. Social and cultural context; Various considerations that contribute to such decisions; Need to distinguish euthanasia from the decision to forgo so-called aggressive medical treatment; Temptation to have to recourse to euthanasia.
- An Open Letter Of The Dutch Physicians' League [Nederlands Artsenverbond]. // Issues in Law & Medicine;Spring2000, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p325
Presents an open letter of the Dutch Physicians' League concerning the termination of life upon request and assisted suicide. Objections of the organization on a bill on assisted suicide; Difference between palliative care and euthanasia.