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Dying right: the death with dignity movement

By: Hillyard, Daniel.
Contributor(s): Dombrink, John [Co-author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Routledge 2001Description: xv, 304 p. Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN: 9780415927994.Subject(s): United States | Right to die - Law and legislation | Euthanasia - Law and legislation | EuthanasiaDDC classification: 344.7304197 Summary: Dying Right provides an overview of the Death With Dignity movement, a history of how and why Oregon legalized physician-assisted suicide, and an analysis of the future of physician-assisted suicide. Engaging the question of how to balance a patient's sense about the right way to die, a physician's role as a healer, and the state's interest in preventing killing, Dying Right captures the ethical, legal, moral, and medical complexities involved in this ongoing debate. Dying Right provides an overview of the Death With Dignity movement, a history of how and why Oregon legalized physician-assisted suicide, and an analysis of the future of physician-assisted suicide. Engaging the question of how to balance a patient's sense about the right way to die, a physician's role as a healer, and the state's interest in preventing killing, Dying Right captures the ethical, legal, moral, and medical complexities involved in this ongoing debate. Dying Right provides an overview of the Death With Dignity movement, a history of how and why Oregon legalized physician-assisted suicide, and an analysis of the future of physician-assisted suicide. Engaging the question of how to balance a patient's sense about the right way to die, a physician's role as a healer, and the state's interest in preventing killing, Dying Right captures the ethical, legal, moral, and medical complexities involved in this ongoing debate. Dying Right provides an overview of the Death With Dignity movement, a history of how and why Oregon legalized physician-assisted suicide, and an analysis of the future of physician-assisted suicide. Engaging the question of how to balance a patient's sense about the right way to die, a physician's role as a healer, and the state's interest in preventing killing, Dying Right captures the ethical, legal, moral, and medical complexities involved in this ongoing debate. https://www.routledge.com/Dying-Right-The-Death-with-Dignity-Movement/Hillyard-Dombrink/p/book/9780415927994
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Table of contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1. A Fate Worse than Death: Challenging the Legal Treatment of Dying
2. Death with Dignity: The Early States, 1991-1992
3. Passage of the Oregon Death With Dignity Act
4. A Movement to Repeal the Oregon Death With Dignity Act
5. Compassion in Dying: The Assisted Suicide Test Cases
6. Building the Safe Harbor: The Implementation of the ODDA
7. Death with Dignity in Other States and Other Countries
8. The Good Death: Changing Moral Boundaries.
References
Index.

Dying Right provides an overview of the Death With Dignity movement, a history of how and why Oregon legalized physician-assisted suicide, and an analysis of the future of physician-assisted suicide. Engaging the question of how to balance a patient's sense about the right way to die, a physician's role as a healer, and the state's interest in preventing killing, Dying Right captures the ethical, legal, moral, and medical complexities involved in this ongoing debate.

Dying Right provides an overview of the Death With Dignity movement, a history of how and why Oregon legalized physician-assisted suicide, and an analysis of the future of physician-assisted suicide. Engaging the question of how to balance a patient's sense about the right way to die, a physician's role as a healer, and the state's interest in preventing killing, Dying Right captures the ethical, legal, moral, and medical complexities involved in this ongoing debate.
Dying Right provides an overview of the Death With Dignity movement, a history of how and why Oregon legalized physician-assisted suicide, and an analysis of the future of physician-assisted suicide. Engaging the question of how to balance a patient's sense about the right way to die, a physician's role as a healer, and the state's interest in preventing killing, Dying Right captures the ethical, legal, moral, and medical complexities involved in this ongoing debate.

Dying Right provides an overview of the Death With Dignity movement, a history of how and why Oregon legalized physician-assisted suicide, and an analysis of the future of physician-assisted suicide. Engaging the question of how to balance a patient's sense about the right way to die, a physician's role as a healer, and the state's interest in preventing killing, Dying Right captures the ethical, legal, moral, and medical complexities involved in this ongoing debate.

https://www.routledge.com/Dying-Right-The-Death-with-Dignity-Movement/Hillyard-Dombrink/p/book/9780415927994

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