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Legal Fight Clouds Comatose Woman's Fate
Aug 20, 1970

Legal Fight in Florida Over Comatose Woman Pits Her Parents, Husband Against Each Other.

Advance Directives Found Key to Reducing Stress for Families of Hospitalized Patients at the End of Life
Aug 20, 1970

Advance Directives Found Key to Reducing Stress for Families of Hospitalized Patients at the End of Life

Thursday, March 15, 2001

Linda Cook

National Institute of Nursing Research

Jim Newman

Oregon Health Sciences University

Now 38 societies in 23 countries
Aug 20, 1970

President's report by Michael Irwin MD.

Aug 20, 1970

While AMA delegates and rank-and-file physicians differ on whether assisted suicide should be legal, a sizable group would like government to stay out of it.

State Law Influences State End of Life Care
Aug 20, 1970

THE OREGONIAN (Sunday, February 18, 2001)
By Erin Hoover Barnett of The Oregonian staff


Oregon's Death With Dignity Act influences end-of-life care
across the state as doctors wrestle with prescribing
pain treatment

Sixteen people died by physician-assisted suicide in 1998 and another 27 in 1999. And when the Oregon Health Division releases its third annual report on the practice Wednesday, little if any growth is expected in the number of cases, say experts outside the health division.

Court cases draw attention to cause
Aug 20, 1970

President’s Report By Michael Irwin: finance, new activities and ageing populations.

Contact information
Aug 20, 1970

Contact information, address, website comments.

6-0 COURT TIGHTENS RIGHT-TO-DIE STANDARD: Patient has to leave clear direction on ending care
Aug 20, 1970

A unanimous state Supreme Court made it difficult today for Wendland family members to withdraw life-sustaining medical treatment for a patient who is brain-damaged but still conscious.

Death, Dying, and Advance Directives in Japan : Socio-Cultural and Legal Point of View
Aug 20, 1970
Isle of Man votes in favour of assisted dying bill (13th May 2003)
Aug 20, 1970

On the 13th May the Isle of Man's House of Keys (parliament) voted in favour of introducing a Bill to allow terminally ill adults the right to choose medical help to die.


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