Ethics and Medical Aid in Dying: Physicians’ Perspectives on Disclosure, Presence, and Eligibility

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 51 (3):641-650 (2023)
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Abstract

Medical aid in dying (MAiD), despite being legal in many jurisdictions, remains controversial ethically. Existing surveys of physicians’ perceptions of MAiD tend to focus on the legal or moral permissibility of MAiD in general. Using a novel sampling strategy, we surveyed physicians likely to have engaged in MAiD-related activities in Colorado to assess their attitudes toward contemporary ethical issues in MAiD.

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