The original publication of Final Exit stunned the nation by offering people with Author Derek Humphry wrote this book for terminal ill people, or people with. Praise. “Until there is a law which would allow physicians to help people who want a Final Exit, here is Derek Humphry’s book, fittingly named. J Health Polit Policy Law. Spring;17(1) Derek Humphry, Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying.

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Where, What, and Who in Choices in Dying. Is This The Day? Bear in mind, however, that this is not the focus of the book. Finally, it gently talks to a person considering self-deliverance about alternatives, planning, and the means to make every death a “good death” at our time of greatest need.

Want to Detek Currently Reading Read. Mar 26, Vonia rated it really liked it Shelves: I will no longer have panic attacks about whether or when I hmuphry end my life. Really, why all the fuss? But then I fortunately do not find myself in the position of patient or assistant and I hope that will never be the case.

This is no “Dr. An entire industry of prolonging death continues to evolve, with society complacently standing by. This is most definitely NOT a book for those who are closed-minded.

Only subscribe if you in principle support the right to choose to die when physical suffering is unbearable.


All this can be set up in advance, when you are happy and healthy. Jun 07, Chris rated it liked it Shelves: I recognize that this has its place, but felt that the topic could have been treated a bit more even-handedly. Thank you for your feedback. Nevertheless, the book is not clear about the role of values in the society an individual lives in.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I think doctors and Hospice can do a better job than this book allows making the end tolerable.

Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-deliverance & Assisted Suicide for the Dying

I do recognize the problematic of it, if and when euthanasia would be widely and legally accepted, from the point of view of the health care professionals, and I do require as does most in favor well documented, well discussed, and well-thought process before entering into the final exit with a helping hand. At the time, it was very controversial that humlhry was even published, and Finap was always very supportive of all books controversial, all books that caused outrage.

This book was on a list of ‘most controversial books ever written’ or something like that. So it was the author intention that it is a practical guide for these people. The book is both a very practical how-to manual and a compassionate resource for individuals and their loved ones who are facing these issues. Why am I rating a book on assisted suicide so highly?

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No trivia or quizzes yet. The book is banned in France. Until I found this book I was never really sure if the Hemlock Society was a valid and credible organization. Jul 02, Lisa rated it it was amazing Shelves: Who’s job is it to value it? Spanish language edition also available.


Could be written in 50 pages at maximum. Don’t have a Kindle? Sep 29, KamRun rated it liked it.

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Hold on to that morphine clicker like a queen. I was expecting a more balanced discussion about the pros and cons of death with dignity. I have seen enough death, some good, most not, to be at peace with my opinion and views on this subject. Refresh and try again. The author is very bold and detailed about dignified death, if you can’t handle that, I wouldn’t recommend you read humhpry I’m an oncology nurse who has taken care of many patients on hospice and I thought this book would be interesting This is certainly not a good thing.

He doesn’t sugarcoat anything.

This is what professionalism is. The baby boom generation gave rise to books like “Our Bodies, Our Selves. Because this is not hunphry book about death.

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