One Physician's Perspective: Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide
Pugno, Perry A.
Health Care Analysis: An International Journal of Health Care Philosophy and Policy 2004 September; 12(3): 215-223
This paper looks at the ambiguities which PAS (physician assisted suicide) and voluntary active euthanasia (VAE ) present to the patient, his or her loved ones and the health-care team. The author pleads for a greater emphasis on humanizing the experience of the dying so that a team can meet their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
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