Seduced by death: Doctors, patients, and the Dutch cure

Hendin, Herbert
September 1994
Issues in Law & Medicine;Fall94, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p123
Academic Journal
Discusses the ethical implications of assisted suicide and euthanasia. Case studies of assisted suicides in the Dutch city of Assen in 1993 and in the University of Rochester; Public activism for assisted suicide and euthanasia; Justification made for and against assisted suicide and euthanasia; Reasons given by patients for requesting euthanasia; Physicians' sense of failure in the face of death.


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