Chapter 12. Public Policy and Ending Lives

  1. Rosamond Rhodes,
  2. Leslie P. Francis and
  3. Anita Silvers
  1. Evert van Leeuwen and
  2. Gerrit Kimsma

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch12

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

How to Cite

van Leeuwen, E. and Kimsma, G. (2007) Public Policy and Ending Lives, in The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics (eds R. Rhodes, L. P. Francis and A. Silvers), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125833

Online ISBN: 9780470690932

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Keywords:

  • political institutions;
  • netherlands;
  • physician-assisted suicide;
  • ebola;
  • brain death

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Death and Democracy

  • Political Philosophy and Choosing Death

  • Historical Roots

  • Brain Death

  • Abortion and Decisions for Neonates and Other Children

  • Letting Die and Terminal Sedation

  • Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide

  • Conclusion

  • Notes