The Titration of Death: A New Sin
Journal of Clinical Ethics. 1990 Winter; 1(4): 275-277.
..."Titration of death" is the phrase I have used, in private musings and discussions, to express the undertaking of causing or permitting death to occur within carefully delimited parameters. It is, I think, a new form of sin. I distinguish it from a similar enterprise, in principle benign, that we might call "titration of dying," which attempts to manage the
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