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Euthanasia remains illegal in Britain

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 14 May 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1255
  1. J Warden

    British law will not be changed to permit euthanasia, mercy killing, or assisted suicide, but the management of patients in a persistent vegetative state and the operation of advance directives may be put into a code of practice. The government's response last week to the Lords select committee on medical ethics …

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