Year: 1998 Source: Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1998. p.551-576 SIEC No: 20021285

Part 1 of this chapter explains the relationship of physician-assisted suicide to current law & thinking in medicine & philosophy. Part 2 explores the choices the authors made in determining what form of physician-assisted suicide should be available, who should be able to receive assistance, & how simultaneously to protect privacy & prevent abuse. Part 3 examines the constitutionality of the model statute. Part 4 presents a detailed overview of the provisions of the proposed statute.