Unformatted text preview: difficult uphold? 4. Is withdrawing or withholding treatment and allowing someone to die “euthanasia”? Why? Why not? 5. Where, in the United States, is physician assisted suicide allowable by law? 6. What, if any, impact would the improvement of palliative care measures have on euthanasia? Why? 7. In what way does the discussion about artificial nutrition and hydration illustrate the difficulty in determining what is “ordinary care” and what are “extraordinary measures” in caring for a terminally ill person? 8. Give two examples of an “advance directive”. 10. Barton Bernstein outlines three basic legal stages that apply in cases of terminal illness. What are they? 11. What are some of the reasons to purchase life insurance?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2010 for the course CAS 3403 taught by Professor Girlinghouse during the Spring '10 term at The University of Oklahoma.
- Spring '10