Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: ‘Gentle’ dying — or suicide?

(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit√§t M√ľnchen) When terminally ill patients wish to hasten death by fasting, should physicians assist them to do so? LMU ethicist Ralf Jox argues that voluntary stopping of eating and drinking is often equivalent to assisted suicide, and that the practice should be regulated.