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Author Humphry, Derek, 1930-

Title Final exit : the practicalities of self-deliverance and assisted suicide for the dying / Derek Humphry
Published [Eugene, Or.] : Hemlock Society ; Secaucus, N.J. : Distributed to the book trade and libraries by Carol Pub., [1991]

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Description 192 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
large print
Contents The most difficult decision -- Shopping for the right doctor -- Beware of the law -- The hospice option -- The cyanide enigma -- Death-Hollywood style? -- Bizarre ways to die -- The dilemma of quadriplegics -- Self starvation -- The will to die and 'miracle cures' -- Storing drugs -- Who shall know? -- Insurance -- Will there be an autopsy? -- A private affair? -- Support groups for the dying -- Letters to be written -- How do you get the magic pills? -- Self-deliverance via the plastic bag -- Going together? -- When is the time to die -- The final act -- A check list -- Drug dosage table -- Justifiable euthanasia -- A doctor's suicide machine -- Euthanasia by physicians -- Nurses on the frontline -- Methods reviewed -- Bibliographical notes -- Recommended further reading -- The death with dignity act
Summary This book "is intended to be read by a mature adult who is suffering from a terminal illness and is considering the option of rational suicide if and when suffering becomes unbearable"--Back jacket
Analysis Assisted suicide
Right to die
Suicide
Notes Includes index and bibliography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-176) and index
Subject Hemlock (Society)
Assisted suicide.
Euthanasia.
Right to die.
Suicide.
Euthanasia.
Right to Die.
Suicide, Assisted.
Suicide.
Author Hemlock (Society)
LC no. 90083673
ISBN 0960603034