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"Death talk": debating euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in Australia

Margaret A Somerville
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (4): 171-174.

Imprecise language and deliberate confusion of important ethical and legal concepts are clouding our understanding of controversial end-of-life issues. This could affect our decision about whether or not to legalise euthanasia.

Margaret A Somerville, AM, FRSC, LLB, LLD (Hon), Founding Director; and Samuel Gale Professor of Law; Professor, Faculty of Medicine
McGill Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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