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Letters Assisted Dying Bill

Some data on assisted dying from Oregon are worrying

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 05 August 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g4961
  1. Gillian E McIlroy, general practitioner1
  1. 1Adur Medical Group, Shoreham by Sea BN43 5US, UK
  1. gillian.mcilroy{at}

Delamothe and colleagues use Oregon as an example in their editorial supporting the Assisted Dying Bill.1 2 Further examination of the 2013 statistics for Oregon show that out of 122 patients given …

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