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Legalising assisted dying does not affect palliative care, says US expert

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 27 April 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:993
  1. Balaji Ravichandran
  1. BMJ

    The US state of Oregon's legalisation on assisted dying has in no way affected the high standards of palliative care in the state, according to Ann Jackson, visiting head of the Oregon Hospice Association.

    She was speaking at a press conference in London held by the campaigning organisation Dignity in Dying, before a House of Lords debate on 12 May on the Joffe …

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