Moral dilemmas of physicians Doubt about prescribing euthanasia Conflict of interest in pharmacists Chemists' conflict of interest Violating Hippocratic oaths
Physicians may feel morally obliged to offer the the medical treatments that their patients would prefer, but simultaneously not wish to offer treatments injurious to the patient's health. Killing the patient at anyone's request, including the patient's, may seem sinful.
The reported incidence of euthanasia in the Netherlands has risen steadily, and was 1436 in 1994. The rise reflects an increasing willingness among physicians to report the requests, rather than a rise in patients' demand.
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