Main Data
Author: Dieter Birnbacher, Edgar Dahl
Editor: Dieter Birnbacher, Edgar Dahl
Title: Giving Death a Helping Hand Physician-Assisted Suicide and Public Policy. An International Perspective
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN/ISSN: 9781402064968
Edition: 1
Price: CHF 178.50
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Category: Medizin & Pharmazie
Language: English
Technical Data
Pages: 157
Kopierschutz: DRM
Geräte: PC/MAC/eReader/Tablet
Formate: PDF
Table of contents

Public policy surrounding the hotly debated issue of physician-assisted suicide is examined in detail. You'll find an analysis of the current legal standing and practice of physician-assisted suicide in several countries. Authors discuss the ethical principles underlying its legal and professional regulation. Personal narratives provide important first-hand accounts from professionals who have been involved in end-of-life issues for many years.