The Oregon Death With Dignity Act: Implementation Issues
Lee, Melinda A.
Western Journal of Medicine. 1997 Jun; 166(6): 398-401.
Passage of the Oregon Death With Dignity Act in 1994 raises nationally relevant questions for health care organization, state agencies, and clinicians. As debate over physician-assisted suicide continues in the United States, the experiences in Oregon may offer insight into the clinical complexities of legalizing physician-assisted suicide.
Assisted Suicide; Competence; Conscience; Consultation; Death; Emergency Care; Government; Government Regulation; Guidelines; Health; Health Care; Health Facilities; Hospices; Institutional Policies; Legal Aspects; Legislation; Nurses; Organizational Policies; Organizations; Patient Care; Pharmacists; Physicians; Practice Guidelines; Referral and Consultation; Regulation; Suicide;
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Oregon Physicians' Attitudes About and Experiences With End-of- Life Care Since Passage of the Oregon Death With Dignity Act Ganzini, Linda; Nelson, Heidi D.; Lee, Melinda, A.; Kraemer, Dale F.; Schmidt, Terri A.; Delorit, Molly A. (2001-05-09)