June 17, 2019

A New Edition of Journal of Medical Ethics Is Now Available

Journal of Medical Ethics (vol. 45, no. 2, 2019) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Should Clinicians Boycott Australian Immigration Detention?” by Ryan Essex “Advance Euthanasia Directives: A Controversial Case and Its Ethical Implications” by David Gibbes Miller, … Read More

June 5, 2019

Organ and Tissue Donation in Patients Considering MAiD: New Guidance Helps Navigate Emerging Area

(Medical Xpress) – A new publication in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) aims to help health care teams navigate clinical and ethical issues that arise when patients choose to donate organs or tissue after medical assistance in dying (MAiD) or … Read More

June 3, 2019

California Man Becomes First ‘Death with Dignity’ Patient to Undergo Cryonic Preservation

(Gizmodo) – A terminally ill patient who opted for assisted death has undergone cryonic preservation at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation. This preservation—the first of its kind—signifies an important milestone for cryonics advocates, who argue that the right to death, … Read More

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