Are Euthanasia Errors Acceptable?
By Fabian StahleEdited by: Alex SchadenbergWhen the advocacy for legalisation of euthanasia/assisted suicide approach a new jurisdiction it is always with the assurance that the proposed practise will only be used for extreme cases – persons in extreme pain and on their death bed. The advocates emphasize that strict safeguards will prevent anyone from being killed by mistake. These two speaking points in their sales pitch – only extreme cases and no mistakes – are constantly repeated in the first phase of introducing the idea of medical killing.Dr Johan AndreenCurrently the Swedish debate is in the introduction phase. A Swedish