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  • Physician-Assisted Suicide: A Different Approach

    Physician Assisted Suicide – A Different Approach   More requests for physician-assisted suicide are not due to present suffering. Steps must be designed to uncover the real roots of the desire so that they can be specifically addressed. Examples of such steps are proposed.    

  • Case Study – Good Death or Assisted Suicide?

    Case Study – Good Death or Assisted Suicide The case of Mr. Perry and his pacemaker Mr. Perry (not his real name) was 83 years old and had several medical problems, having spent the past several months in and out of hospitals and rehab. Prior to that, he lived independently in a small Midwestern town.…

  • The Legacy of Dr. Jack Kevorkian

    He was known as “Dr. Death,” responsible for more than 130 physician-assisted suicides.