Year: 1996 Source: Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1996. p.183-190 SIEC No: 20020947

Hospice would ideally be the standard of care for treating all patients with advanced terminal illnesses, regardless of their diagnosis or ability to pay. If this high standard was applied & hospice care was made available to all patients, the current clamour for physician-assisted suicide would all but evaporate. (12 refs)