Volume : VI, Issue : VIII, August - 2016

A Study on attitude of Doctors working in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital towards legalization of Passive Euthanasia in India

Dr. Basava Malleswara Rao V, Dr. N. Satyanarayana

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 Government of India has decided to solicit public opinion/comments before formulation of Law on Passive Euthanasia. The draft bill, proposed in 241st report of Law Commission deals with passive euthanasia and living will, a document in which a person states his or her desire to have or not to have extraordinary life prolonging measures used, when recovery is not possible from a terminal condition. This article focuses on the opinion of Doctors working in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital about the Draft bill, The Medical Treatment of Terminally Ill Patients (Protection of Patients and Medical Practitioners) bill proposed by the Government of India.

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Article: Download PDF   DOI : 10.36106/ijar  

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Dr. Basava Malleswara Rao V, Dr. N. Satyanarayana A Study on attitude of Doctors working in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital towards legalization of Passive Euthanasia in India Indian Journal of Applied Research,Volume : 6 | Issue : 8 | August 2016


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