Posts Tagged ‘physician assisted dying’

Killing must not be part of palliative care Comments 0

Thursday, March 28th, 2019
palliative care

Physician-assisted death includes both physician-assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia. The court and society have thrust assisted-death squarely into the laps of physicians and we are now left grappling with what this will look like. My perspective as a palliative care physician on living and dying has been shaped by the thousands of patients and families Read more

Analysis of the assisted dying debate Comments 0

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Dying and death is not a new phenomenon: we have always become ill, suffered, were going to die and someone else could have killed us. So why now, at the beginning of the 21st century, after prohibiting euthanasia for thousands of years and when we can do so much more to relieve suffering than in Read more