oa South African Family Practice - Is there a place for voluntary active euthanasia in modern-day medicine? : ethics CPD article
|Article Title||Is there a place for voluntary active euthanasia in modern-day medicine? : ethics CPD article|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Affiliations||1 University of Limpopo and 2 University of the Witwatersrand|
|Publication Date||Jan 2013|
|Pages||10 - 11|
|Keyword(s)||Death, Euthanasia, Physician-assisted suicide and Voluntary active euthanasia|
This article discusses various ethical and legal concepts regarding euthanasia and includes notions such as physician-assisted suicide, assisted suicide, voluntary active euthanasia, killing versus letting die, indirect euthanasia and terminal sedation. Is there a difference if death is foreseen, but not intended? This article opens up the debate and addresses pertinent issues for the family practitioner.
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