Year: 1992 Source: Michigan Medicine, v.91, no.6, (June 1992), p.26 SIEC No: 19931027

This article presents a case in favour of physician assisted suicide. The author bases his argument on the patient’s right to self determination. The author looks at the following related isues: doctors are healers, not killers; mercy killing as forbidden by the AMA; the potential for abuse; and the slippery slope into Nazi-like euthanasia programs.