Reflections on the debate on disability and aid in dying.

@article{Krahn2010ReflectionsOT,
  title={Reflections on the debate on disability and aid in dying.},
  author={Gloria Krahn},
  journal={Disability and health journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={51-5}
}
BACKGROUND A policy resolution supporting physician aid in dying was proposed to the American Public Health Association (APHA) in 2007 that prompted a debate with the Disability Section on its meaning for people with disabilities. OBJECTIVE The present paper reflects on the issues revealed and lessons learned. METHODS The debate included subcommittee discussion; review of research, polls, administrative reports; discussion with disability rights organizations; and floor-debate and vote by… CONTINUE READING

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