Angels of Death: Exploring the Euthanasia Underground

Angels of Death: Exploring the Euthanasia Underground

by Roger S. Magnusson, Peter H. Ballis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300094396

ISBN-13: 9780300094398

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Yale University Press

'Angels of Death' is an exploration of the hidden world of illicit physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia. Through the frank and often troubling accounts of health professionals, it records this secret but real area of medical and nursing practice.  See more details below

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'Angels of Death' is an exploration of the hidden world of illicit physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia. Through the frank and often troubling accounts of health professionals, it records this secret but real area of medical and nursing practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300094398
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1Who would do such a thing?7
2Doctors who kill23
3Voices in the euthanasia debate35
4Sanctity of life: the slow death of an idea?54
5Exploring the meaning of suicide talk68
6Responding to euthanasia requests100
7People, practices and potions128
8Doing fieldwork in the euthanasia underground152
9The underground community174
10Disturbing issues200
11More disturbing issues230
12De-mystifying euthanasia practice248
13Euthanasia policy: hard questions, hard consequences260
AppThe recruitment strategy and methodology adopted in this study282
Notes285
Bibliography307
Index322

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