Redefining Physicians’ Role in Assisted Dying

Julian J.Z. Prokopetz, Lisa Soleymani Lehmann

NEJM

Data from places with legal assisted dying have allayed concerns about potential abuses and patient safety, but a lingering challenge comes from the medical establishment. Creating a centralized mechanism for prescribing lethal medication could overcome this hurdle. . .


Prokopetz JJZ, Lehmann LS. Redefining Physicians’ Role in Assisted Dying.  N Engl J Med 2012;  367:97-99 July 12, 2012