Giving Death a Helping Hand

Physician-Assisted Suicide and Public Policy. An International Perspective

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-6495-1 (Print) 978-1-4020-6496-8 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII

  2. Physician-Assisted Suicide and Public Policy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-9

      Should Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legalized?

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      Pages 11-21

      Slippery Slopes and Physician-Assisted Suicide

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      Pages 23-36

      Physician-Assisted Suicide and the Medical Associations

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      Pages 37-47

      Safe, Legal, Rare? Physician-Assisted Suicide and Cultural Change in the Future

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      Pages 49-64

      Palliative Options of Last Resort: A Comparison of Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking, Terminal Sedation, Physician-Assisted Suicide, and Voluntary Active Euthanasia

  3. Physician-Assisted Suicide – An International Perspective

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 67-75

      Physician-Assisted Suicide in Oregon

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      Pages 77-86

      Physician-Assisted Suicide in the Netherlands and Belgium

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      Pages 87-95

      Physician-Assisted Suicide and the German Criminal Law

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      Pages 97-112

      Physician-Assisted Death An Australian Perspective

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      Pages 113-128

      Assisted Dying: The View from the United Kingdom

  4. Physician-Assisted Suicide – Narratives from Professional and Personal Experience

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 129-129

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      Pages 131-139

      Physician-Assisted Suicide: A Doctor’s Perspective

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      Pages 141-148

      Physician-Assisted Suicide in Switzerland: A Personal Report

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      Pages 149-157

      The European Convention on Human Rights Protects the Right to Suicide