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Medical students’ perceptions on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide: Are they fully informed?

H Burger, L Gwyther, R Krause, M Ratshikana-Moloko, D Hellenberg

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Authors' affiliations

H Burger, Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Medical Imaging and Clinical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

L Gwyther, Division of Family Medicine, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

R Krause, Division of Family Medicine, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

M Ratshikana-Moloko, Centre of Excellence for Palliative Care, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand and Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa

D Hellenberg, Division of Family Medicine, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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Keywords

Medical students; Euthanasia; Physician-assisted suicide

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South African Medical Journal 2018;108(9):705. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i9.13528

Article History

Date submitted: 2018-08-30
Date published: 2018-08-30

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