TITLE

Navigating assisted death and end-of-life care

AUTHOR(S)
Shariff, Mary J.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/5/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 6, p643
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the issues concerning assisted death and end-of-life care in Canada. She mentions that the bill An Act to Amend Criminal Code (Right to Die with Dignity) or C-384 introduced by the House of Commons in 2009 attempt to amend the Criminal Code permitting euthanasia or assisted suicide on terminal ill patients. She also discussed the argument of Frank Brennan on human right possibility to palliative care based from the international human rights agreements.
ACCESSION #
60157506

 

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