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In a recent paper in the Journal of Medical Ethics the authors conclude: “Where assisted dying is already legal, there is no current evidence for the claim that legalised PAS [physician assisted suicide] or euthanasia will have disproportionate impact on patients in vulnerable groups.”1 This kind of social medicine research gives an important insight into socio-economic and cultural aspects of assisted dying—even though, it must be added, there is not much new in …
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