Year: 1993 Source: British Journal of Nursing, v.2, no.12, (June 24 - July 7, 1993), p.635-640 SIEC No: 19930834

Most health care professionals believe that there is a clear difference between killing & letting die, i.e. between active & passive euthanasia. Philosophers, however, have repeatedly attacked the moral validity of their argument. This article explores various related issues & theoretical approaches to the distinction between acts & omissions. (20 refs.)