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A role for doctors in assisted dying? An analysis of legal regulations and medical professional positions in six European countries
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    Assisted dying in Spain
    • Fernando Verdú, Professor of Legal Medicine
    • Other Contributors:
      • Ana Castello. Professor of Legal Medicine. University of Valencia. Spain

    Dear Editor:

    As a complement to the information provided in the interesting article on the involvement of doctors in the assisted death (1), we show the situation of the problem in Spain.

    With regard to the current legal situation, the spanish Penal Code (2) dedicates the article 143 to the induction to suicide and punish with a penalty attenuated, which causes or cooperate actively with acts necessar...

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