Year: 2002 Source: Connecticut Medicine, v.66, no.11, (November 2002), p.711-712 SIEC No: 20030137

This article discusses the impact of advances in modern medicine on society’s attitude toward death. Physician-assisted suicide is analyzed according to its perceived attitude toward dying. The hospice movement , espousing healing & caring of terminally ill patients, is examined as a response to physician-assisted suicide in Britain & the United States. (SC)