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Palliative care and requests for assistance in dying 

Palliative care and requests for assistance in dying
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Palliative care and requests for assistance in dying
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Deborah L. Volker

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199332342.003.0066
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date: 12 November 2018

The purpose of this chapter is to review the ethical and legal status of assisted dying, summarize empirical findings regarding both professional and lay opinions and experiences with assisted dying, and offer guidelines for responding to requests for assisted dying.

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