Year: 2001 Source: BMJ, v.323, no.7323, (November 24, 2001), p.1248-1249 SIEC No: 20011563

In a series of letters to the editor, various authors comment on an article by Street et al (2001) on the distinction between withdrawing life sustaining treatment under the influence of paralysing agents & euthanasia. Ethical & legal aspects of euthanasia are addressed as is the doctrine of double effect.