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Physician-assisted suicide

Physician-assisted suicide

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Assisted suicide,
  • Assisted suicide -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert F. Weir, editor.
    SeriesMedical ethics series
    ContributionsWeir, Robert F., 1943-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 266 p. ;
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23262714M
    ISBN 100253332826
    LC Control Number96049417

    She suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Sue Rodriquez did not rest her case on liberty alone; she also argued that the ban against physician-assisted suicide violated her right to equality by discriminating against her on the basis of Cited by: 1. MED This collection of essays by noted academics provides compelling arguments for and against physician-assisted suicide. As in the Report of the Committee on Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia (Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v. 26, suppl., ), Weir (director of the Program in Medical Ethics and Medical Humanities, Univ. of Iowa Coll. of .

    Physician-assisted suicide endangers the weak and marginalized in society. Where PAS has been allowed, safeguards that were put in place to minimize this .   Referencing a body of pro-euthanasia and “right to die” work, including Jo Roman’s book Exit House, which advocated for assisted suicide on demand, Paris expressed concern over an.

    Get this from a library! The case for physician assisted suicide. [Sheila McLean; Alison Britton] -- "Physician assisted suicide occurs when a terminally ill patient takes the decision to end their life with the help of their doctor. It is a scenario which both frightens people and inflames moral.   The physician assisted suicide curve is again steeper than the euthanasia curve. Thus the impact of the curability of the illness was stronger when physician assisted suicide was under consideration than when euthanasia was being considered: F (1,) = , pCited by:


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"Â Physician-Assisted Suicide continues in the fine tradition of the Medical Ethics series published by Indiana University Press. Chapters are authored by outstanding scholars from both sides of the debate, providing a balanced, in-depth exploration of physician-assisted suicide along clinical, ethical, historical, and public policy dimensions.4/5(1).

Inthe Netherlands decriminalized, under a set of restricted conditions, voluntary positive euthanasia (essentially, physician-assisted suicide) for the terminally ill, and in the country legalized physician-assisted suicide Physician-assisted suicide book voluntarily requested by seriously ill patients who face ongoing suffering.

"Physician-Assisted Suicide continues in the fine tradition of the Medical Ethics series published by Indiana University Press. Chapters are authored by outstanding scholars from both sides of the debate, providing a balanced, in-depth exploration of physician-assisted suicide along clinical, ethical, historical, and public policy dimensions.5/5(1).

"The debate on physician-assisted suicide is infected by emotional and confused advocacy on all sides; the only defense is clear, honest, rigorous thought--which this book offers in abundance, illuminating the issues, elevating the debate, and exemplifying civil discourse." -- Samuel Gorovitz, Professor of Philosophy and of Public /5(3).

Physician-Assisted Dying: The Case For Palliative Care and Patient Choice, Risley, Robert L. J.D. Death with Dignity: A New Law Permitting Physician Aid-in-Dying, Physician-assisted suicide book Hemlock Society, Roberts, Barbara K.

Death Without Denial Grief Without Apology: A Guide for Facing Death and Loss, New Sage Press, Rollin, Betty. Last Wish, Physician-assisted suicide occurs when a physician facilitates a patient’s death by providing the necessary means and/or information to enable the patient to perform the life-ending act (e.g., the physician provides sleeping pills and information about the lethal dose, while aware that the patient may commit suicide).

"Physician-Assisted Suicide continues in the fine tradition of the Medical Ethics series published by Indiana University Press. Chapters are authored by outstanding scholars from both sides of the debate, providing a balanced, in-depth exploration of physician-assisted suicide along clinical, ethical, historical, and public policy dimensions.

If his writing is any indication, Gorsuch seems to have been alarmed by the sudden proliferation in the mids and earlys of proposals seeking to legalize physician-assisted suicide or. Its reply to the arguments for legalizing physician-assisted suicide is measured, fair, and persuasive."—John Keown, Georgetown University, author of Euthanasia, Ethics, and Public Policy "In a world where there are now many books and articles on assisted suicide and euthanasia, Neil Gorsuch's book is a timely and significant contribution.

Books shelved as assisted-suicide: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes, The Universe Versus Alex Woods by Gavin Extence, Make Me by Lee Child, Mercy by Jodi Pico.

Advocates of physician-assisted suicide insist that terminally ill individuals should have the right to choose when to end their suffering.

Opponents respond that if the practice becomes acceptable, society will pressure patients into choosing death instead of providing them with quality end-of-life care. This insightful anthology examines the debate over whether medical personnel should be.

This book supplies that need. Two prominent philosophers, Gerald Dworkin and R. Frey present the case for legalization of physician-assisted suicide. One of the best-known ethicists in the US, Sissela Bok, argues the case by: Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law () The character of the debate over physician-assisted suicide (PAS), like a chameleon, changes to fit the cultural background -.

Suicide is the act of killing oneself. Assisted suicide includes anyone materially helping another person die by suicide, such as providing tools or equipment. Physician-assisted suicide involves a physician (doctor) "knowingly and intentionally providing a person with the knowledge or means or both required to commit suicide, including counseling about lethal doses of drugs.

Physician Assisted Suicide is a cross-disciplinary collection of essays from philosophers, physicians, theologians, social scientists, lawyers and economists. As the first book to consider the implications of the Supreme Court decisions in Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Physician Assisted Suicide is a cross-disciplinary collection of essays from philosophers, physicians, theologians, social scientists, lawyers and economists.

As the first book to consider the implications of the Supreme Court decisions in Washington v. Physician-Assisted Suicide - Ebook written by Robert F. Weir. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Physician-Assisted Suicide.

Physician-assisted suicide claimed front-page status again as the year drew to a close. In late November, the Dutch Parliament approved a bill legalizing euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, making the Netherlands the first country to do so : Faith Lagay.

Physician Assisted Suicide is a cross-disciplinary collection of essays from philosophers, physicians, theologians, social scientists, lawyers and economists.

As the first book to consider the implications of the Supreme Court decisions in Washington v. Glucksburg and Vacco v.4/5(7). The reason is that physician assisted suicide endows patients with greater levels of control over when and how their lives end. This might explain why the referenda in the states of Washington and California, which sought to decriminalise both euthanasia and physician assisted suicide, failed, whereas the proposal to legalise only physician Cited by: 2.

Some patients also negotiate, or attempt to negotiate, physician-assisted suicide or physician-performed euthanasia with their physicians. Attitudes about death are heavily socially conditioned, and so are the perspectives from which choice-making about death is by: 1.Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide (speech) Euthanasia and Physician assisted suicide is the most controversial issues of the legal and medical profession.

Euthanasia (“a good death by Greek definition) is the painless ending of a person’s life for reasons of mercy. Physician assisted suicide is the act in which a physician provides the .Physician Assisted Suicide is a cross-disciplinary collection of essays from philosophers, physicians, theologians, social scientists, lawyers and economists.

As the first book to consider the implications of the Supreme Court decisions in Washington v. Glucksburg and Vacco v. Quill concerning physi.