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Against physician assisted suicide; a pallative care perspective.


Against physician assisted suicide; a pallative care perspective.

Jeffrey, David.

Radcliffe Publishing


120 pages




Jeffrey (palliative medicine, U. of Edinburgh, UK), who has studied the Oregon Death with Dignity Act and legal euthanasia in the Netherlands, argues for better palliative care in the debate over physician-assisted suicide. The author of Patient-Centered Ethics and Communication at the End of Life (Radcliffe, 2006) treats definitional, legal, ethical, pain management, and service gap issues. He includes patients' stories. Published in the UK; distributed in the US by BookMasters.

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Date:Mar 1, 2009
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