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

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The original pub. of Final Exit stunned the nation by offering people with terminal illness a choice on how -- & when -- to end their suffering. It helped thousands by giving clear instructions to doctors, nurses, & families on how to handle a patient's request for euthanasia. This revised 2nd edition goes far beyond the original to provide new info. about the legality of euthanasia & assisted suicide, & a thoughtful examination of the personal issues involved. This is the essential source to help loved ones & supportive doctors remain within existing laws & keep a person's dying intimate, private, & dignified. Explains a better alternative to a living will; updates where to get proper drugs & how to carry out the quickest, most peaceful way to make a final exit.

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With deep compassion and practical, specific information, Final Exit frankly answers the most common questions people ask, including legal safeguards, where to get the proper drugs and methods of carrying out the quickest, most peaceful way to make a final exit.

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Standing at the center of a heated controversy and sparking national debate, Final Exit has become a crucial handbook for people looking to end their suffering from unbearable pain due to terminal or incurable illness. This careful, concise, and compassionate manual includes:

How to commit suicide with sleeping pills, preferably with the aid of a loved one
A chart listing lethal doses of fourteen drugs
Legal considerations, life insurance, and living wills
Finding the right doctor, hospice care, and pain control
Letters to leave behind and how to write a self-deliverance checklist
Psychological support groups for the dying and suicide hotlines for depression
Plus much more invaluable advice on self-deliverance and assisted suicide

For mature adults opting to end their lives or anyone interested in this controversial and timely topic, Final Exit, the only book of its kind, provides the answers.

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