Assisted Suicide. Shenna Meredith, RN . Objectives. To understand the definition of assisted suicide . To understand the law as well as the ANA perspective in regards to assisted suicide. To be able to define the difference between palliative care and assisted suicide .
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Shenna Meredith, RN
(Pennsylvania State University, n.d.)
Assisted-suicide is a highly debated topic in the United States (Gastmans, Lemiengre, & Dierckx de Casterle, 2006).
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