Table of contents for Medically assisted death / Robert Young.


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1. Introduction; 2. A case for the legalisation of voluntary medically assisted death; 3. Medical futility; 4. Physician-assisted suicide; 5. The sanctity of human life; 6. Killing versus letting die, the doctrine of double effect, and palliative care for the dying; 7. Professional integrity and voluntary medically assisted death; 8. Competence and end-of-life decision making; 9. Advance directives; 10. Voluntary medically assisted death and slippery slope arguments; 11. Non-voluntary euthanasia; 12. Concluding remarks.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Euthanasia -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Euthanasia -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Case studies.
Euthanasia -- Law and legislation.
Assisted suicide -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Assisted suicide -- Law and legislation.