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Doctors in support of law reform for voluntary euthanasia

John O Willoughby, Robert G Marr and Colin P Wendell-Smith
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (2): 97-98. || doi: 10.5694/mja13.10480
Published online: 22 July 2013

In reply: We thank Dunne and Woodruff for comments on our Perspectives article.1 Both colleagues firmly expressed their opinions. However, we find it telling that neither mentioned consideration of their patients’ opinions and both referred to euthanasia, not voluntary euthanasia (VE), which was the subject of our article.

  • John O Willoughby1,2
  • Robert G Marr3
  • Colin P Wendell-Smith4,5

  • 1 Department of Neurology, Flinders University and Medical Centre, Adelaide, SA.
  • 2 South Australian Voluntary Euthanasia Society, Adelaide, SA.
  • 3 Rozelle Medical Centre, Sydney, NSW.
  • 4 University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS.
  • 5 Dying with Dignity Tasmania, Hobart, TAS.


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