Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying

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Delta Trade Paperback, 2002 - Self-Help - 220 pages
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In the wake of court cases and legislative mandates, this revised and updated third edition goes far beyond the original to provide new information about the legality of euthanasia and assisted suicide, and a thoughtful examination of the personal issues involved. It has become the essential source to help loved ones and supportive doctors remain within existing laws and keep a person's dying intimate, private, and dignified.
 

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Review: Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-deliverance & Assisted Suicide for the Dying

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Note to self: move to Oregon when I retire. Read full review

Review: Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-deliverance & Assisted Suicide for the Dying

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I have mixed emotions about this book. I bought this book when I was suicidal. I thought how perfect, an easy way out. Obviously I'm still here. So for those who are suicidal this book is a bad idea ... Read full review

Contents

The Most Difficult Decision
1
Shopping for the Right Doctor
9
Beware of the Law
15
The Hospice Option
23
The Cyanide Enigma
28
Death Hollywood Style
36
Bizarre Ways to Die
41
The Dilemma of the Severely Handicapped
50
Letters to Be Written
92
Going Together?
97
When ls the Time to Die?
101
Ilow Do You Get the Magic Pills?
109
Death in the Family Car
121
Inert Gases
130
The Checklist
141
The Risky Drugs
157

SelfStarvation
58
The Will to Die and Miracle Cures
63
Who Shall Know?
69
Life Insurance
73
Alter the SelfDeliverance
76
A Private Matter?
81
Psychological Support for the Dying
87
Physician and NonPhysician
167
Appendix A Glossary of Terms
175
Current Laws on Voluntary
197
Books to Read
209
l
215
Euthanasia Research Guidance
221
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About the author (2002)

Humphry is the founder of the Hemlock Society. He is president of the Euthanasia Research and Guidance Organization. He was a newspaper reporter for 35 years.

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