Jack Kevorkian: a medical hero?

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7051.227 (Published 27 July 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:227

Better palliative care is the answer

  1. Robert Twycross
  1. Macmillan clinical reader in palliative medicine Oxford University, Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LJ

    EDITOR,—Sadly, the BMJ seems to be continuing its misguided policy of campaigning in favour of euthanasia (or its identical twin, physician assisted suicide).1 Yet again,2 we are subjected to an editorial by authors from a country other than Britain whose vision for those who suffer or are dying is clouded by local factors, including one sided coverage in the media and a …

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