No Easy Way Out: A Case of Physician-Assisted Dying in the Emergency Department.

  • David Wang
  • Published 2017 in Annals of emergency medicine

Abstract

Currently, 1 out of 6 Americans lives within a jurisdiction in which physician-assisted dying is legally authorized. In most cases, patients ingest lethal physician-assisted dying medications at home without involvement of emergency medical services (EMS) or the emergency department (ED). However, occasionally the dying process is interrupted as a result of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2017.08.056

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