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Understanding voluntary euthanasia: a personal perspective

B. N. Colabawalla


Abstract

The phenomenal advances in medical science and technology have not been without a significant impact on society. They have brought into relief issues which are altering the pattern of human living and societal values. Pari passu with these changes is the upsurge of affirmation of human rights, autonomy and freedom of choice. These issues compel us to re-evaluate our concepts of societal and medical ethics and value systems.

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