Year: 1993 Source: Canadian Medical Association Journal, v.148, no.8, (April 1993), p.1293-1297 SIEC No: 20052060

This article describes why physicians need to address the issue of euthanasia & how the Canadian Medical Association & its divisions & other medical associations have dealt with it so far. This article also intends to educate by explaining why euthanasia is an attractive option to many, why the medical profession has traditionally opposed it and what the arguments are for & against modifying this opposition. (LC) (20 refs)