Many people question whether Fed. funds should pay the costs of physician-assisted suicide. This is an extremely difficult and complex issue, especially with regard to a person suffering from a terminal illness or who has a disability. Witnesses include figures from the religious, medical, ethical and patient communities: Lutheran Church-MO Synod; Nat. Assoc. of People w/AIDS; Amer. Med. Assoc.; Oregon Catholic Conf.; George Wash. Univ. Med. Cntr.; Physicians for Compassionate Care; Greek Orthodox Church; Center for Medical Ethics; Amer. Jewish Comm.; Consort. for Citizens w/Disabil.; Amer. Nurse Assoc., and C. Everett Koop.Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, U. S. House of Representatives Michael Bilirakis. a request (non-voluntary euthanasia). The survey clearly confirmed the widespread practice, and condonation, of non-voluntary euthanasia; theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Assisted Suicide - Legal, Medicine, Ethical and Social Issues|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1998-01-01|