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Euthanasia : Death with Dignity and the Law.

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Main Author: Biggs, Hazel.
Other Names: Swadling, Fellow and Tutor in Law William.
Published: London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2001.
Edition: 1st ed.
Topics: Euthanasia -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.;Medical laws and legislation -- Great Britain.
Genres: Electronic books.
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245 10|aEuthanasia :|bDeath with Dignity and the Law.
250 |a1st ed.
264 1|aLondon :|bBloomsbury Publishing Plc,|c2001.
264 4|c©2001.
300 |a1 online resource (204 pages)
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505 0 |aHalf Title Page -- Title Page -- Title verso -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Table of Cases -- Table of Legislation -- Introduction: Medicine Men, Outlaws and Voluntary Euthanasia -- 1. To Kill or Not to Kill -- is that the Euthanasia Question? -- INTRODUCTION-WHY EUTHANASIA? -- DEAD OR ALIVE? -- EUTHANASIA AS HOMICIDE -- EUTHANASIA AS DEATH WITH DIGNITY -- 2. Euthanasia and Clinically Assisted Death: From Caring to Killing? -- INTRODUCTION -- THE INDEFINITE CONTINUATION OF PALLIATIVE TREATMENT -- WITHHOLDING OR WITHDRAWING TREATMENT -- THE PRINCIPLE OF DOUBLE EFFECT -- PHYSICIAN ASSISTED SUICIDE -- MERCY KILLING -- CONCLUSIONS -- 3. Consent to Treatment but Not to Death -- INTRODUCTION-WHY CONSENT? -- WITHOUT CONSENT -- KILLING AND CONSENT -- VALID CONSENT, FREELY GIVEN? -- OLD ENOUGH TO CONSENT -- DECIDING FOR OTHERS -- CONCLUSIONS-A CONSENT TOO FAR? -- 4. Autonomy, Self-Determination and Self-Destruction -- INTRODUCTION-AUTONOMOUS CHOICES -- CHOOSING TO DIE-SUICIDE AND AUTONOMY -- SUICIDAL INTENTIONS -- AUTONOMOUS CLINICAL DISCRETION -- DECIDING TO LIVE OR DIE-WHOSE DECISION? -- 5. Living Wills and the Will to Die -- INTRODUCTION -- I KNOW MY WILL -- THIS IS MY WILL -- I WILL DECIDE -- WILL MY WILL BE DONE? -- WHERE THERE'S A WILL -- CONCLUSIONS -- 6. Is Euthanasia a Dignified Death? -- INTRODUCTION-WHY DIGNITY? -- NEEDING DIGNITY -- FINDING DIGNITY -- ACHIEVING DIGNITY IN DYING -- DIGNIFYING DEATH -- 7. Conclusions -- Select Bibliography -- Index.
520 |aThis book examines legal responses to euthanasia and whether legal reform is an appropriate response to calls for it to be more readily available.
588 |aDescription based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
590 |aElectronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
650 0|aEuthanasia -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.;Medical laws and legislation -- Great Britain.
655 4|aElectronic books.
700 1 |aSwadling, Fellow and Tutor in Law William.
776 08|iPrint version:|aBiggs, Hazel|tEuthanasia : Death with Dignity and the Law|dLondon : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2001|z9781841130910
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856 40|uhttp://ezproxy.depaul.edu/login?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/depaullaw/detail.action?docID=1750684|zOnline access for DePaul users only.

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