The History of Euthanasia Debates in the United States and Britain
Emanuel, Ezekiel J.
ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE 1994 November 15; 121(10): 793- 802
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Emanuel, Ezekiel J. (1994-11-15)Debates about the ethics of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide date from ancient Greece and Rome. After the development of ether, physicians began advocating the use of anesthetics to relieve the pains of death. ...
The Practice of Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide in the United States: Adherence to Proposed Safeguards and Effects on Physicians Emanuel, Ezekiel J.; Daniels, Elisabeth R.; Fairclough, Diane L.; Clarridge, Brian R. (1998-08-12)CONTEXT: Despite intense debates about legalization, there are few data examining the details of actual euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide (PAS) cases in the United States. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether the practices ...