Sunday, December 9, 2018

Patient-Directed Suicide Has Morphed into Family-Determined Suicide

Thomas Eppes, M.D.
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Recently the effort to legalize physician-assisted suicide has ramped up in Virginia. For 2,500 years, medicine has claimed the role of healer, but this dangerous public policy would change that by requiring a doctor’s participation in a patient’s demise .

Patients should never be conflicted about which role their physician plays.