Year: 1988 Source: American College of Surgeons Bulletin, v.73, no.8, (August 1988), p.4-13 SIEC No: 20060891

The author first discusses five problems that are creating a growing trend towards the consideration of active euthanasia. He then provides a definition of euthanasia and classifies the different forms of euthanasia, from passive to active. (77 refs.)