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Matthew Donnelly loved life. But Matthew Donnelly wanted to die. For the past thirty years, Matthew had conducted research on the use of X-rays. Now, skin cancer riddled his tortured body. He had lost his nose, his left hand, two fingers on his right hand, and part of his jaw. He was left blind and ...
Background on Patient Assisted Suicide. In November 1994, the voters of Oregon passed an initiative measure which allowed terminally ill patients to request a prescription of lethal drugs from a physician by which they could commit suicide.
Law Reform Updated October 15 2015 www.assistedsuicide.org. Various forms of medical assisted suicide have been approved in the following states and nations.Each law has its own limits, rules and guidelines.
Guy Micco, MD, is clinical director, emeritus, of the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program and former director of the Academic Geriatric Resource Center, where he teaches a course called “The Death Course.”
Assisted suicide is defined as suicide committed with the aid of another person, sometimes a doctor. “Assisted suicide" has been used to describe what proponents refer to as medical aid in dying in the United States for terminally ill adults who self-administer barbiturates if they feel that they are suffering significantly.
News about Assisted Suicide, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.