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Accepting Professional Accountability: A Call for Uniform National Data Collection on Medical Aid in Dying

A call for universal data collection on the practice of medical aid in dying, with a uniform national standard adopted by medical professionals, by Jean T. Abbott, Jacqueline J. Glover and Matthew K. Wynia, in the journal Health Affairs, published November 20, 2017.

The authors recognize that medical aid in dying is now available for about 20% of the US population, with more states likely to legalize it, and call for health professionals to “come together and commit now to ongoing, uniform and comprehensive monitoring of medical aid in dying as its use expands across the nation.”

A fascinating and important article … Read the full text here…

2018-10-07T17:36:59+00:00October 7th, 2018|