Year: 2000 Source: Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, v.11, no.6, (November/December 2000), p.45-53 SIEC No: 20040759

The overall purpose of this 2-part report is to provide nurses with the knowledge base they need regarding HIV/AIDS care & the legal & ethical issues surrounding physician-assisted suicide. In Part 1, a general introduction to the issue of assisted dying is provided, with background information describing major legal & ethical issues related to PAS, & a list of definitions. (26 refs)