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Institution/Affiliation

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University (NYITCOM-AState)

About the Author(s)

Corbett S. Hall is a second-year osteopathic medical student at NYITCOM-AState. He graduated in 2016 from Harding University where he studied biochemistry and molecular biology.

Keywords

Suicide, physician-assisted suicide, euthanasia, Kevorkian

Abstract

Physician-assisted suicide contradicts the traditional role of doctor as healer and undermines the empathetical relationship between physician and patient. Suicide is a tragedy of despair and the triumph of evil; Christian physicians should consider other means to alleviate the suffering of terminal patients.

Article Number

3

DOI

10.15385/jbfp.2017.3.1.3

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