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Vol 22 No 2 Feb/March 2017

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Death, Dying and the Law

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ISBN13: 9781855216570
ISBN: 1855216574
Published: October 1997
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This study examines what is right, lawful or acceptable in terms of people controlling the time, manner and means of their own death. It explores some of the topical dilemmas confronting societies, individuals and states in the United Kingdom as well as the rest of the world.

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Part 1: Law and ethics at the end of life - the practitioner's view, Nicholas Pace; managing patients in a persistent vegetative state since Airedale NHS Trust versus Bland, Bryan Jennett; are advance directives really the answer - and what was the question?, Anna Sommerville; law at the end of life - what next?, Sheila A.M. McClean.
Part 2: Safeguards for physician assisted suicide -the Oregon death with dignity act, Cheryl Smith; physician assisted suicide - a social science perspective on international trends, Barbara Logue.