Year: 1984 Source: American Journal of Nursing, v.84, no.5, (May 1984), p.597-598 SIEC No: 19842485

Robert Baxley was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. A nurse who cared for him wrote this account of his last days. Mr. Baxley loved his family so much he did not want to become a burden to them; therefore he decided to die by suicide. (CH)