Year: 1990 Source: Iowa Medicine, v.80, no.11, (November 1990), p.534 SIEC No: 19910149

This article discusses the moral implications of assisted suicide for doctors, & its seeming contradiction with the main principle of helping the ill. It suggests that physicians first check the legislation in their jurisdiction before acting, as well as ensuring that the patient is not clinically depressed or otherwise psychologically ill. The article concludes with a definition of assisted suicide. (VM)