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Letters Assisted dying

Consider suffering associated with lack of control over dying

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 12 June 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e4019
  1. David Hadorn, retired physician1
  1. 1Fairlie, New Zealand 7987
  1. dhadorn{at}

Godwin’s law states that whoever raises the holocaust in an ethical argument automatically loses, and Heath’s article is a good case in point.1 …

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