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Giving Death a Helping Hand : Physician-Assisted Suicide and Public Policy. An International Perspective

Publication year: 2008

ISBN: 978-1-4020-6496-8

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The volume focuses on public policy issues related to physician-assisted suicide. It offers a detailed analysis of the current legal standing and practice of physician-assisted suicide in various countries and discusses the ethical principles underlying its legal and professional regulation.

Subject: Medicine, euthanasia, human rights, medical law, physician-assisted suicide, professional medical codes, public policy, Theory of Medicine, Bioethics, Ethics