Year: 1990 Source: The Pharos, v.53, no.3, (Summer 1990), p.2-5 SIEC No: 19901721

Jewish medical ethics are based on law that is derived from the Hebrew Bible and its interpretations. In this article, the author applies these laws & ethics to topics relating to the care of the elderly, including withholding treatment from the dying elderly patient, euthanasia and suicide. (19 refs).