Year: 1992 Source: Frederick, MD: University Publishing Group Inc., 1992. p.10-25 SIEC No: 20070615

Topics discussed in this chapter include: terminology, the realm of physician responsibility, the moral distinction between active & passive euthanasia, euthanasia & the goals of medicine, physician responsibility for euthanasia & the Hippocratic Oath, physician participation in euthanasia & the slippery slope, physician responsibility for euthanasia & patient autonomy, physician responsibilty for euthanasia & consequential considerations, & the requirements for physician participation in euthanasia. (30 refs.)