A time to die : the place for physician assistance /

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Author / Creator:McKhann, Charles F.
Imprint:New Haven : Yale University Press, c1999.
Description:xi, 268 p. ; 22 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Assisted suicide.
Suicide, Assisted.
Assisted suicide.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/3557292
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ISBN:0300076312 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-260) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. The Needs of the Patient
  • 2. Rational Suicide: The Core of the Controversy
  • 3. The Search for Help: Physician Assistance
  • 4. Dying Alone or Dying with Help: Our Frightened Society
  • 5. Physicians' Concerns
  • 6. Public Concerns: Abuse and the Slippery Slope
  • 7. The Legal Basis for Assisted Dying
  • 8. From Patients to Physicians and Policy.