A wide-ranging discussion of the morality and legality of medically assisted death.
Cover Half-title Title Copyright Dedication Contents Acknowledgments CHAPTER 1 Introduction I II CHAPTER 2 A case for the legalisation of voluntary medically assisted death I II III CHAPTER 3 Medical futility I II III CHAPTER 4 Physician-assisted suicide I II III IV V VI CHAPTER 5 The sanctity of human life I II III IV V CHAPTER 6 Killing versus letting die, the doctrine of double effect, and palliative care for the dying I II III IV V CHAPTER 7 Professional integrity and voluntary medically assisted death I II III IV CHAPTER 8 Competence and end-of-life decision making I II III IV V CHAPTER 9 Advance directives I II III IV CHAPTER 10 Voluntary medically assisted death and slippery slope arguments I II III IV V CHAPTER 11 Non-voluntary euthanasia I II III CHAPTER 12 Concluding remarks References Index of English-language legal cases Index of names and subjects.
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Print version: Young, Robert Medically Assisted Death