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Nine essays, seven of which were developed from papers presented at a conference held at Brown University in February 1974; one has been published in a shorter, earlier version in a medical journal; one is reprinted from Philosophy and Public Affairs. They have in common a concern with euthanasia and examine that issue mainly from philosophical and ethical points of view. Although the arguments are well-informed and clear, they will strike many physicians as mainly academic exercises carried on at some distance from clinical problems of real life. The references, too, are mostly to nonmedical literature.
Ethical Issues Relating to Life and Death.. Ann Intern Med. 1979;91:939. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-91-6-939_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1979;91(6):939.
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