When physicians report having used medical drugs to deliberately end a patient's life: Findings of the "End-of-life in France" Survey
Context. The debate on the decriminalization of active assistance in dying is still a topical issue in many countries where it is regarded as homicide. Despite the prohibition, some physicians say they have used drugs to intentionally end a patient’s life. Objectives. To provide some empirical grounding for the ongoing debate. Methods. Using data from the End-of-Life in France survey (a representative sample of 15,000 deaths that occurred in December 2009, questionnaires completed...[Show more]
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