Year: 2000 Source: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, v.19, no.6, (June 2000), p.472-473 SIEC No: 20010472

This brief report discusses the case of a 52-year-old Australian woman who requested euthanasia. The circumstances of her illness & her request for euthanasia are discussed. At the end of the article, the author poses a number of questions about whether or not the woman made an informed decision & if the provisions of Rights of the Terminally Ill Act had been met.