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Author Young, Robert, Ph. D.

Title Medically assisted death / Robert Young.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  179.7 Y86m 2007    ---  Available
Description viii, 251 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-242) and indexes.
Contents Introduction -- A case for the legalisation of voluntary medically assisted death -- Medical futility -- Physician-assisted suicide -- The sanctity of human life -- Killing versus letting die, the doctrine of double effect, and palliative care for the dying -- Professional integrity and voluntary medically assisted death -- Competence and end-of-life decision making -- Advance directives -- Voluntary medically assisted death and slippery slope arguments -- Non-voluntary euthanasia -- Concluding remarks.
Subject Euthanasia -- ethics.
Euthanasia -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Right to Die.
Suicide, Assisted -- ethics.
Suicide, Assisted -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Euthanasia -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Euthanasia -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Case studies.
Euthanasia -- Law and legislation.
Euthanasia -- Law and legislation -- Case studies.
Assisted suicide -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Assisted suicide -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Case studies.
Assisted suicide -- Law and legislation.
Assisted suicide -- Law and legislation -- Case studies.
ISBN 0521706165 (pbk.)
9780521706162 (pbk.)
9780521880244 (hardback)
0521880246 (hardback)
Standard No. NLM 101392356
NZ1 11586589

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