References

Articles:

California’s right-to-die law: Patients struggling to find doctors who will help, by Tracy Seipel, June 2017

At His Own Wake, Celebrating Life and the Gift of Death, by Catherine Porter, video and photos by Leslye Davis, May 2017

High court pick Gorsuch is a harsh critic of assisted suicide, by Larry Neumeister, March 2017

House Republicans promise new line of attack on D.C’s assisted-suicide law, by Jenna Portnoy, Mike DeBonis and Aaron C. Davis, February, 2017

Physicians Aid in Dying Gains Acceptance in U.S., by Paula Span, January, 2017

Comfort Care for Patients Dying in Hospital, by Craig D. Blinderman, M.D. and J. Andrew Billings, M.D., December 2015

Right to Die?, 2015 Video Report

What is the Difference Between Palliative Care, Comfort Care, And Hospice Care, by Viki Kind, June 2009

Between Comfort and Care, a Blurry Line, by Sandeep Jauhar, M.D., 2007

Books:

The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully, by Frank Ostaseski, 2017

Wild and Precious Life, by Deborah Ziegler, 2016

The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America, by Ann Neuman, 2016

Stay, Breathe with Me: The Gift of Compassionate Medicine, by Helen Allison and Irene Allison, 2016

The Caregiver’s Legal Guide: Planning for a loved one with chronic illness: Inside strategies to plan for Medicaid, vetrans benefits and long-term care, by Christopher J. Berry J.D., CELA, 2014

The Hippocratic Myth: Why doctors are under pressure to ration care, practice politics, and compromise their promise to heal, by Gregg Bloche, M.D. , J.D., 2011

The Price of Compassion: Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia, Edited by Michael Stingl, 2010

A Better Way of Dying: How to Make the Best Choices at the End of Life, by Jeanne Fitzpatrick, Eileen Fitzpatrick, and William H. Colby, 2010

The Last Goodnights: Assisting My Parents with Their Suicides, by John West, 2009

Lessons for the Living: Stories of Forgiveness, Gratitude, and Courage at the End of Life, by Stan Goldberg, 2009

Tea with Elisabeth: Tribute to Hospice Poineer Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, by Fern Stewart Welch, 2009

Easeful Death: Is there a case for assisted suicide?, by Mary Warnock and Elisabeth Macdonald, 2008

To Die Well: Your right to comfort, calm, and choice in the last days of life, by Sidney H. Wanzer M.D. and Joseph Glenmullen M.D., 2007

Compassion in Dying: Stories of Dignity and Choice, Edited by Barbara Coombs Lee, 2003

Final Acts of Love: Families, Friends, and Assisted Dying, by Stephen Jamison, 1995

Websites:

Death With Dignity Act, State of Oregon: Website