Draper, Heather and Slowther, Anne. (2008) Euthanasia. Clinical Ethics, Vol.3 (No.3). pp. 113-115. ISSN 1477-7509Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/ce.2008.008024
Previously in this section, we have looked at medical futility1 and refusal of treatment.2 This Five-Minute Focus deals with the related subject of euthanasia but will be confined to definitional and ethical aspects and will not cover the law in detail as it suffices to say that under current law, it is a criminal offence to cause a patient's death by actively intervening with the sole intention of killing the patient.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School > Health Sciences
Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Euthanasia, Right to die|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Clinical Ethics|
|Publisher:||Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd.|
|Official Date:||September 2008|
|Page Range:||pp. 113-115|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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