End-of-life issues as perceived by Lebanese judges.

  title={End-of-life issues as perceived by Lebanese judges.},
  author={S. Maurice Adib and Sami H Kawas and Theresa A Hajjar},
  journal={Developing world bioethics},
  volume={3 1},
OBJECTIVES to assess the attitudes of judges in Beirut, Lebanon, regarding end-of-life issues such as assisted suicide and withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining treatment. SUBJECTS AND METHODS 85% of all currently acting and in-training judges and public prosecutors in Beirut (N=135) were surveyed using a mailed questionnaire that assessed attitudes toward intervention in five hypothetical cases. The associations of attitudes, on a scale from least to most 'sympathetic' toward assisting… CONTINUE READING