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Death by decision : the medical, moral, and legal dilemmas of euthanasia

Author: Jerry B Wilson
Publisher: Philadelphia : Westminster Press, [1975] ©1975
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveys the attitudes toward and arguments for and against euthanasia and examines the key medical, legal, and moral issues involved, offering a guideline for medical and legal actions in cases involving hopeless suffering.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilson, Jerry B. (Jerry Bryan), 1939-
Death by decision.
Philadelphia : Westminster Press, [1975]
(OCoLC)608592111
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry B Wilson
ISBN: 0664207294 9780664207298
OCLC Number: 1174721
Notes: Based on the author's thesis, Emory University.
Description: 208 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Euthanasia : past and present --
Euthanasia : pro and con --
Conflicting religious views --
Medical dilemmas in terminal care --
The letter of the law and the spirit of mercy --
New requirements of care for the dying.
Responsibility: by Jerry B. Wilson.

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Surveys the attitudes toward and arguments for and against euthanasia and examines the key medical, legal, and moral issues involved, offering a guideline for medical and legal actions in cases involving hopeless suffering.

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