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The case against assisted suicide

The case against assisted suicide

for the right to end-of-life care

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Assisted suicide

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-364) and index

    Statementedited by Kathleen Foley and Herbert Hendin
    ContributionsFoley, Kathleen M., 1944-, Hendin, Herbert
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR726 .C355 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 371 p. ;
    Number of Pages371
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18133542M
    ISBN 100801867924
    LC Control Number2001000823

    Get this from a library! A time to live: the case against euthanasia and assisted suicide. [George Pitcher, Revd.] -- Addressing the foundational imperative that cherishes life under all circumstances, this book is about the choice of the kind of world we want to live in, and argues that this is a Christian heritage. Both assisted suicide and euthanasia are distinct from the withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining treatment.(1) While assisted suicide and euthanasia can be offered outside the medical context by family members or others, recent debate has focused on these practices by physicians and other health care professionals.

      THE OPEN MIND Host: Richard D. Heffner Guest: Dr. Kathleen Foley Title: The Case Against Physician Assisted Suicide VTR: 4/26/ I’m Richard Heffner, your host on The Open Mind where our topic.   Kevin Yuill, an academic at the University of Sunderland and occasional contributor to Spiked Online (edited by hack contrarian-by-numbers Brendan O’Neill (q.v.), who also provides a foreword and the cover blurb to this book), came to Manchester a few years ago to give a paper that purported to be a libertarian case against assisted dying.

    This book presents the case against physician assisted suicide (PAS) from the point of view of an experienced palliative care physician. Dr Jeffrey writes clearly, making the book accessible to both healthcare professionals and members of the public. Although the structure of some chapters is a little weak, all the major arguments are presented. The Case Against Assisted Suicide: For the Right to End-of-Life Care is edited by Kathleen Foley3 and Herbert Hendin.4 Foley and Hendin are medical doctors who present the self-proclaimed first comprehensive examination of the arguments against assisted suicide in favor of greater palliative care. The book, a collection of fourteen.


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The case against assisted suicide Download PDF EPUB FB2

In The Case against Assisted Suicide: For the Right to End-of-Life Care, Dr. Kathleen Foley and Dr. Herbert Hendin uncover why pleas for patient autonomy and compassion, often used in favor of legalizing euthanasia, do not advance or protect the rights of terminally ill ve essays by authorities in the fields of medicine, law, and bioethics draw on /5(2).

Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from the Center book Life's Worth: The Case Against Assisted Suicide by Arthur J. Dyck. "Favoring physician-assisted suicide (hereafter PAS) is intuitive, self-evident; it is a matter of compassion." That is what one of my students recently claimed, and his view is shared by others.

In The Case against Assisted Suicide: For the Right to End-of-Life Care, Dr. Kathleen Foley and Dr. Herbert Hendin uncover why pleas for patient autonomy and compassion, often used in favor of legalizing euthanasia, do not advance or protect the rights of terminally ill ve essays by authorities in the fields of medicine, law, and bioethics draw on studies done in the.

Arguing that the acts of physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia weaken the moral grounding and structural integrity of the medical profession in service to society, the article presents a case against such practice based on a worldview and ethical framework built on core social values and principles that doctors can adopt to alleviate the Author: Ira Byock.

Euthanasia is a word coined from Greek in the 17th century to refer to an easy, painless, happy death. In modern times, however, it has come to mean a physician's causing a patient's death by injection of a lethal dose of medication. In physician-assisted suicide, the physician prescribes the lethal dose, knowing the patient intends to end their by: 1.

Assisted Suicide: The Liberal, Humanist Case Against Legalization th Edition by K. Yuill (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: 8. The majority of doctors and nurses involved in specialist palliative care reject the legalisation of physician assisted suicide (PAS).

This book explores the reasons why the healthcare professionals who have the most experience of caring for dying patients should object to a change in the law. Debate about euthanasia and PAS often arises in response to a well publicised. ‘THE CASE AGAINST ASSISTED SUICIDE: The Right to End-of-Life Care’ Edited by Kathleen Foley, MD, and Herbert Hendin, MD, The Johns Hopkins University Press, Hardcover, pages, $ This book provides a strong argument for its subtitle, The Right to End-of-Life Care.

Yet another case against physician assisted suicide is made stating that patients will lose hope too soon with suicide as an option, and will want to take “the easy way out” (Dieterle). Again, studies show that the actual number of terminally ill patients that request lethal medications is almost negligible.

Death Talk: The Case Against Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Margaret A. Somerville Limited preview - Margaret A. Somerville Limited preview - The editors of The Case Against Assisted Suicide: For the Right to End-of-Life Care, Drs.

Kathleen Foley and Herbert Hendin, are renowned clinicians, researchers, and teachers. And they too”while not otherwise to be compared to the serial mercy killer of Michigan”seem to approach the debate over assisted suicide as an opportunity to.

In The Case against Assisted Suicide: For the Right to End-of-Life Care, Dr. Kathleen Foley and Dr. Herbert Hendin uncover why pleas for patient autonomy and compassion, often used in favor of legalizing euthanasia, do not advance or protect the rights of terminally ill ve essays by authorities in the fields of medicine, law, and bioethics draw on Price: $ Somerville begins her behemoth case against assisted dying with a quote from Jeff Kennett, the former Premier of Victoria, Australia.

Not only is this a completely fringe statement that is a red herring, but it does nothing to support her case (which is supposed to be against VOLUNTARY deaths between consenting individuals)/5. Kevin Yuill goes straight to the heart of a difficult issue.

Critical of both sides of the discussion, this book presents an up-to-date analysis of the direction discussion is taking, showing that atheists, libertarians, those favouring abortion rights and stem-cell research should stand beside their religious compatriots in opposing legalization of assisted suicide/5(3).

LIFE'S WORTH: The Case Against Assisted Suicide Arthur J. Dyck, Author, Dennis P. Hollinger, Foreword by, Francis J. Beckwith, Foreword by. Eerdmans $20 (p) ISBN   Kevorkian, who had been tried and acquitted repeatedly in the assisted deaths of seriously ill people, was convicted of murder in Michigan in for an assisted suicide that was shown on national television.

Meanwhile, inthe Supreme Court upheld state laws banning assisted suicide (in most U.S. states assisting in a suicide is a crime).

The Case Against Assisted Suicide Article (PDF Available) in Michigan Law Review (6) May with Reads How we measure 'reads'. The Case Against Assisted Suicide: For the Right End-of-Life Care. I found it scary and felt more interested to read the counterpart book which argues against Such was the case in the.

Physician-assisted suicide occurs when a physician facilitates a patient’s death by providing the necessary means and/or information to enable the patient to perform the life-ending act (e.g., the physician provides sleeping pills and information about the lethal dose, while aware that the patient may commit suicide).

Get this from a library. Life's worth: the case against assisted suicide. [Arthur J Dyck] -- "Arthur J. Dyck shows in this powerful work [that] there are solid moral and practical bases for the existing laws against assisted suicide in the United States and elsewhere.

Over the course of four. The book is superbly written and intellectually challenging. I am convinced that it will become standard reading for all—whether advocates or opponents of assisted suicide—who want to think more deeply and learn more about what we need to do to improve end-of-life care.".and Assisted Suicide and co-edited The Case Against Assisted Suicide: For the Right to End-of-Life Care with Kathleen Foley, M.D.

His work was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in its decision that there was no constitutional right to assisted suicide. Euthanasia is a word coined from Greek in the 17th century to refer to an easy, painless, happy.Furthermore, because it undermines the shared moral structure that makes community possible, assisted suicide bodes ill for society as a whole.

This book is a must-read for anyone grappling with this hotly debated issue. Life's Worth: The Case against Assisted Suicide () by Arthur J. DyckPages: