It’s Not That Simple: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Today
Author(s): Jean Echlin and Ian Gentles
Publisher: The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research
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It’s Not That Simple: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Today presents the reader with the knowledge and understanding of physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia and how it will greatly impact our society. The book focuses on the Supreme Court’s decision on assisted suicide, the state of the law around the world, jurisdictions which have legalized assisted suicide or euthanasia, why patients request euthanasia and assisted suicide and the effect this change will have on our society.
Complications: Abortion’s Impact on Women
Women’s Health After Abortion: The Medical Psychological Evidence
Author(s): Elizabeth Ring-Cassidy & Ian Gentles
The difficulties surrounding the study of abortion have only increased with the dramatic rise over the past decade in the number of procedures performed in clinics, where follow-up of patients is minimal or non-existent. Nonetheless, what research there is, shows that abortion is the source of serious physical and psychological problems for a significant number of women.
Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide: The Current Debate
The signs are everywhere: the final taboo has been breached; death has come out of the closet.
In recent years, euthanasia has become a subject of passionate debate. Questions have been raised about health care, about pain control, about assisted suicide and about the implications of the legalization of euthanasia. Nowhere is the more apparent than in the Sue Rodriguez, and Robert and Tracy Latimer cases.
One thing is certain: the issue is not going to go away. Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: The Current Debate is a an important and timely overview of the problems of palliative care of the terminally ill, assisted suicide, euthanasia, and the law, written by major Canadian contributors, including: Ian Hunter, Ian Gentles, Dr. John Scott, and Robert Nadeau. This will form an essential part of any collection on bioethics and contemporary legal and social issues.