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Final exit : the practicalities of self-deliverance and assisted suicide for the dying

Author: Derek Humphry
Publisher: Eugene, Or. : Hemlock Society, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book "is intended to be read by a mature adult who is suffering from a terminal illness and is considering the option of rational suicide if and when suffering becomes unbearable"--Back jacket.
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Genre/Form: Ratgeber
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Humphry
ISBN: 0960603034 9780960603039 0140171304 9780140171303
OCLC Number: 220947865
Description: 192 pages
Contents: The most difficult decision --
Shopping for the right doctor --
Beware of the law --
The hospice option --
The cyanide enigma --
Death-Hollywood style? --
Bizarre ways to die --
The dilemma of quadriplegics --
Self starvation --
The will to die and 'miracle cures' --
Storing drugs --
Who shall know? --
Insurance --
Will there be an autopsy? --
A private affair? --
Support groups for the dying --
Letters to be written --
How do you get the magic pills? --
Self-deliverance via the plastic bag --
Going together? --
When is the time to die --
The final act --
A check list --
Drug dosage table --
Justifiable euthanasia --
A doctor's suicide machine --
Euthanasia by physicians --
Nurses on the frontline --
Methods reviewed --
Bibliographical notes --
Recommended further reading --
The death with dignity act.
Responsibility: Derek Humphry ; foreword by Betty Rollin.

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This book "is intended to be read by a mature adult who is suffering from a terminal illness and is considering the option of rational suicide if and when suffering becomes unbearable"--Back jacket.

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