Right to Die: Contents
Is Euthanasia Good or Bad?
Two doctors share their feelings about euthanasia.
Dr Gerrit Kimsma, from the Netherlands, supports
the option of voluntary euthanasia. He is a general practitioner, and a
lecturer in medical ethics at the Free University of Amsterdam.
|VOLUNTARY (adj): without being
EUTHANASIA (n): painlessly killing someone to stop more
A GENERAL PRACTITIONER is a regular doctor (not a Specialist).
Dr Peter Ravenscroft is against euthanasia.
He is a Medical Professor in Palliative Care at a hospital in New South
|PALLIATIVE (adj): medical treatment
which reduces suffering but does not cure.
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