Year: 1997 Source: Archives of Internal Medicine, v.157, no.15, (August 11-25, 1997), p.1642-1644 SIEC No: 19971060

This article is a response to Emanuel & Daniels (1996) who discussed physician-assisted suicide. Background information & content is provided about the OregonÕs Death With Dignity Act in the article. The author rebuts criticisms of the Act presented in the original article. 5 safeguards in this Act against the improper application of procedures regarding physician-assisted suicide are analyzed. (6 refs) (SC)