A Problem for the Idea of Voluntary Euthanasia
Journal of Medical Ethics 1999 June; 25(3): 242-244
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Campbell, Neil (1999-06)I question whether, in those cases where physician-assisted suicide is invoked to alleviate unbearable pain and suffering, there can be such a thing as voluntary euthanasia. The problem is that when a patient asks to ...
Flew, Antony (1999-06)Dr Neil Campbell suggests that when patients suffering extremes of protracted pain ask for help to end their lives, their requests should be discounted as made under compulsion. I contend that the doctors concerned should ...