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On its website, the BMA clearly states that it “opposes all forms of assisted dying” and most UK doctors oppose assisted dying.1I was therefore concerned after reading the 22-29 August issue of Th...
The Analysis article on when and how to discuss “do not resuscitate” decisions with patients evades discussing the difference between ordinary dying and dying from cardiac arrest and attempted ful...
Some dying stars suffer from “irregular heartbeats,” research led by astronomers at the Univ. of Warwick has discovered.Read more about Dying star suffers “irregular h
Compassion & Choices counts on human-interest stories to shape debate as 23 states weigh aid-in-dying bills this year.
Dying at home could be beneficial for terminally ill cancer patients and their relatives, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine.
(The Guardian) – Despite the defeat of the assisted dying bill, legalising euthanasia is seen by many in the UK as a way of enabling people to choose a humane and dignified death, and to die in ...
The pending dismissal is a setback for aid-in-dying advocates, who argue that physicians should be able to prescribe life-ending medications for terminally ill patients who request them to avoid unnec...
The Assisted Dying Bill shortly to be debated in the UK parliament, as with previous bills to legalise physician assisted suicide for terminally ill adults, proposes safeguards to help ensure that... ...
Following criticism of the Liverpool Care of the Dying Pathway (LCP), widely used to guide care of dying people in British health-care settings, the UK Government set up an independent review which in...
The advances of modern medicine did not only result in prolongation of life expectancy, but also led to a shift from dying at home to dying in public institutions. In western countries most people die...
Competent patients suffering from treatment-resistant depressive disorder should be treated no different in the context of assisted dying to other patients suffering from chronic conditions that rende...
Dying at home is more peaceful than dying in hospital for terminally ill cancer patients and their relatives, latest study results suggest.
Death is a natural process that occurs each day. Some nursing students may encounter the experience of taking care of a dying patient while others do not. Therefore, their attitude toward death and ca...