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 Patients Incisive Essays By Authorities In The Fields Of Medicine, Law, And Bioethics Draw On Studies Done In The Netherlands, Oregon, And Australia By The Editors And Contributors That Show The Dangers That Legalization Of Assisted Suicide Would Pose To The Most Vulnerable Patients Thoughtful And Persuasive, This Book Urges The Medical Profession To Improve Palliative Care And Develop A Humane Response To The Complex Issues Facing Those Who Are Terminally Ill. It is good in the sense that it elucidates the feeble arguments of those cruelly opposed to this basic moral question But it is bad for the same reason.
- 384 pages
- The Case Against Assisted Suicide: For the Right to End-of-life Care
- Herbert Hendin
- 20 October 2017 Herbert Hendin