Looking for options at the end of the day
- The dignity of helplessness. Cooper, Rand Richards // Commonweal;10/25/96, Vol. 123 Issue 18, p12
Focuses on the social aspects of euthanasia. Moral reasoning; Compassionate urges and motives; Aspects of humanity; Legality of assisted suicide.
- Living is the mystery. Peck, M. Scott // Newsweek;3/10/1997, Vol. 129 Issue 10, p18
Opinion. Argues that the debate in the United States over euthanasia should not be resolved, but expanded. The uncertainties bogging down the debate; How the existence or nonexistence of the soul plays into the debate.
- From Uganda. Merriman, Anne // Palliative Medicine;Mar2003, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p152
Focuses on the cultural implications of euthanasia in a typical society of Uganda. Opinion of patients regarding legalization of euthanasia; Views of health professionals on the need or physician-assisted suicide.
- From Israel. Steinberg, Avraham // Palliative Medicine;Mar2003, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p136
Focuses on the need for ethical-social analysis of issues related to euthanasia in Israel. Key role of a palliative care specialist; Ethical principles associated with palliative care of a terminally ill patients; Need for a balance between value of life and the principle of autonomy.
- Euthanasia: The final decision. Swift, W. Bradford // Dog World;May97, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p44
Discusses the option of euthanasia for dog owners. Factors to be considered in dealing with the euthanasia question; Role of veterinarians; Most common method of euthanasia; Grief management for pet owners.
- Euthanasia: Knowing when. Guernsey, Diane // Town & Country;Jul97, Vol. 151 Issue 5206, p114
Presents tips on making the decision to euthanize companion animals. Ability of the animal to maintain its daily routine; Pain felt by animal; Requiring extraordinary levels of care.
- The role of individual characteristics and judgment pattern in attitude toward euthanasia. Aghababaei, Nasser; Hatami, Javad; Rostami, Reza // Iranian Journal of Critical Care Nursing;Spring2011, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p23
Introduction: While euthanasia is the most controversial subject in end-of-life care field, there is very little available information about psychological correlations of attitude towards it particularly in Iran. The present study aimed "to assess the acceptance rate of euthanasia and evaluate...
- Euthanasia: can it ever be legalised? // Lawyer 2B;6/24/2013, p1
The article reports that sixth form graduate Ashleigh Corstorphine won the BPP and Lawyer2B prize for her article on legal complexities of euthanasia and notes her view on the legal system's refusal to extend the defence of necessity to physicians desiring to aid those who want to die with dignity.
- Shelter Workers Suffer from Euthanasia-Related Stress. // Dog World;Aug2002, Vol. 87 Issue 8, p11
Discusses the stress suffered by shelter workers who euthanize animals. Information on surveys conducted on euthanasia-related stress of shelter staff; Euthanasia-related stress symptoms; Implications for the health of shelter workers.