Help Is on the Way
Those who despair at religious politics governing the issues of life and death can take hope from a report showing that 10 years ago medical professionals were the ones making and acting upon euthanasia decisions.
In "The Role of Critical Care Nurses in Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide," a study in the May 23, 1996, New England Journal of Medicine, author David A. Asch reported the results of a survey of a thousand nurses, 852 of whom worked solely in adult ICUs. Here were some of his findings:
Additional reporting: Nicole Duarte
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