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Allowing Dignity in Death

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7341.855/a (Published 06 April 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:855
  1. Abi Berger (aberger@bmj.com)
  1. BMJ

    Dave Moor

    Privately published ISBN 0 9540799 0 6

    Copies available at £10 each including postage from Michael Irwin, 15 Hovedene, Cromwell Road, Hove, East Sussex BN3 3EH

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    In 1999, Dr David Moor was tried for murder and acquitted. He was accused of abusing the doctrine of “double effect” (which allows a doctor to administer drugs to relieve pain and suffering, even though the dose used may hasten death). But before you summon up thoughts of another Harold Shipman, think again. Moor was arrested for providing good …

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