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The patient experiences lasting and unbearable

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The patient experiences lasting and unbearable suffering 3. The physician informs the patient about the situation and its prospects 4. The physician and the patient believe that there is no other reasonable solution 5. The physician consults with an independent physician who sees the patient and gives a written opinion 6. The physician exercises due care
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Euthanasia: Ethics and Law Noteworthy: b The law does not restrict euthanasia to patients who are terminally ill and imminently dying b The law does not restrict euthanasia to adults
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Euthanasia: Ethics and Law The Law Applied to Minors: b Patients 12-15 years of age require consent of parents/guardian b Patients 16-17 years of age must involve parents/guardian in the decision
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Euthanasia: Ethics and Law Ethical arguments for physician-assisted death: b Patient Autonomy s Weak autonomy s Strong autonomy b Patient Suffering b Protection of Vulnerable Populations
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Euthanasia: Ethics and Law Ethical arguments against physician-assisted death: b Slippery Slope s Psychological s Logical B Sanctity of Human Life b Protection of Vulnerable Populations
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