Death And Medical Power: An Ethical Analysis Of Dutch Euthanasia Practice: An Ethical Analysis of Dutch Euthanasia Practice
Death and Medical Power details the evolution as well as the complexities of the legal responses to physician involvement in euthanasia. The authors analyze the ethical debate concerning euthanasia, discussing the pros and cons of medical termination of human life. The book concludes with a section on the lessons to be learned from the Dutch experience.
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Chapter 1 Euthanasia and medical power
Chapter 2 The growth of medical power
Chapter 3 The medical practice of euthanasia
Chapter 4 The response of the law
Chapter 5 Justifying the practice of euthanasia
Chapter 6 Lessons to be learned
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