TITLE

Death on trial

AUTHOR(S)
Shapiro, Joseph P.; Bowermaster, David
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/25/94, Vol. 116 Issue 16, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how a growing number of doctors and bioethicists are challenging the attitudes that suicide is an act of logic and that euthanasia is a civil right. Case of Dr. Jack Kevorkian; Medical and social service breakthroughs that can take the pain and financial ruin out of most deaths; Dangers in physician-assisted suicide; Fear that right to die can easily become a duty to die for the elderly, sick, and poor; Profile of Donna White who contemplated suicide.
ACCESSION #
9404197638

 

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