Rethinking the Ethics of Physician Participation in Lethal Injection Execution

@article{Nelson2011RethinkingTE,
  title={Rethinking the Ethics of Physician Participation in Lethal Injection Execution},
  author={Lawrence Nelson and Lawrence Brandon Ashby},
  journal={Hastings Center Report},
  year={2011},
  volume={41},
  pages={28 - 37}
}
Though there are good arguments against physician participation in executions, physicians should be allowed to make their own decisions about whether they will participate, and professional medical organizations should not flatly destroy the careers of those who do. 

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