Taking the final step: changing the law on euthanasia and physician assisted suicide. Time for change

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 20 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:931

The end of the final summary point went awry during last minute changes to this article by M A Branthwaite (BMJ 2005;331:681-3, 24 Sep). The statement should have read: “Terminally ill patients seeking assistance to die should be given the same respect for self determination as those who can end their lives by refusing life sustaining treatment.”


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