A matter of life or death

Taylor, Mark
January 2006
Modern Healthcare;1/23/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p6
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the decision issued by the U.S. Supreme Court in January 2006 to uphold a physician-assisted suicide law in Oregon. It mentions the impact of the ruling on the physician-patient relationship. Information is provided on a rule issued by former U.S. attorney general John Ashcroft in 2001 regarding the dispensing of controlled substances to assist a suicide.


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