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Colorado End-of-Life Options Act

Colorado End-of-Life Options Act This Viewpoint discusses the pending case of Mahoney Morris v Centura Health, in which a physician employed by a Catholic-affiliated health system in Colorado sued to be able to provide medical aid-in-dying (MAID) to a patient with end-stage cancer under the 2016 Colorado End-of-Life Options Act, which permits health care professionals to write and fill life-ending prescriptions without regard to their employer’s position on the law. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Colorado End-of-Life Options Act

JAMA , Volume 322 (20) – Nov 26, 2019

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2019 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2019.16438
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Abstract

This Viewpoint discusses the pending case of Mahoney Morris v Centura Health, in which a physician employed by a Catholic-affiliated health system in Colorado sued to be able to provide medical aid-in-dying (MAID) to a patient with end-stage cancer under the 2016 Colorado End-of-Life Options Act, which permits health care professionals to write and fill life-ending prescriptions without regard to their employer’s position on the law.

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 26, 2019

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