Medical Association -- Physician Assisted Suicide Conference Project
web site of the BMA's Physician Assisted Suicide Conference Project
was intended to help to set the agenda for a consensus conference. Among
other materials, the siteincludes definitions of terminology, and text
of some BMA publications and papers on these and other end of life issues.
of articles on end of life issues
and Assisted Suicide: All Sides of the Issue
International laws and history of assisted suicide. Includes Australia,
Japan, Cambodia and Scotland.
Dying, and Advance Directives in Japan : Socio-Cultural and Legal Point
and references Death, Dying, and Advance Directives in
and Assisted Suicide: A Family Practice Perspective
American Family Physician Special Medical Report.
Written by the Detroit Free Press a chronological study of Jack Kevorkian
and issues surrounding his work.
Philosophy of Euthanasia
The Internet's Encyclopedia of Philosophy's definition of Euthanasia
From the Choice in Dying Website, a booklet available that helps to
explain the basis behind some of the laws regarding physician-assisted
Issues in Physician-Assisted Suicide
American College for Physicians offers facts on legal and medical consequences
of physician-assisted suicide.
of Euthanasia Supporters
From the VESS Euthanasia.org site from Scotland. The page lists polls
that suggest widespread support of euthanasia issues.
Ideation in the Terminally Ill
From the Griefwork website, an article by Barbara Rubel on the findings
of the Oregon Health Division on how suffering influences the request
Supreme Court Rules on Physician Assisted Suicide Cases
Historical Account of how courts have ruled in euthanasia cases.
Death Is Sought
A report from the Task Force on Life and Law in New York. Details the
legality of euthansia.
I Believe in Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
Derek Humphry, founder of the Hemlock society, shares his beliefs in
why he supports euthanasia.
Battles over Euthanasia.
From the religious tolerance.org site about moral and ethical issues
related to physician-assisted suicide.
Is euthanasia a contemporary issue, apparently not. This web page
sponsored by the Voluntary Euthanasia Society offers evidence of the
issue dating back into the 1930's.