Year: 2002 Source: Swiss Medical Weekly, v.132, no.37-38, (12 October 2002), p.527-534 SIEC No: 20030487

This article provides a detailed comparison of the history of the origins, legislation, monitoring systems & the extent of assistance in dying in The Netherlands, Oregon & Switzerland, the only areas in the world where assistance in dying has legally been practised in recent years. Differences in practise, regulations, & normative concepts underlying legislation are discussed. (53 refs)