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Publications Related to Oregon's Death with Dignity Act

CD Summary Issues

"Oregon's Death with Dignity Act: Thirteen Years" - March 15, 2011

"Oregon's Death with Dignity Act: The Second Year" - April 12, 2000

"A Year of Dignified Death" - March 16, 1999

"Physician-Assisted Suicide" - November 11, 1997


Journal Citations

Oregon's Death With Dignity Act: 20 Years of Experience to Inform the Debate.
Katrina Hedberg and Craig New
Annals of Internal Medicine 2017; V. 167, N 8: 579-583, Special Article

The 10-Year Experience of Oregon's Death with Dignity Act: 1998-2007.
Katrina Hedberg, David Hopkins, Richard Leman, and Melvin Kohn
The Journal of Clinical Ethics 2009; V. 20, N 2: 124-132, Summer 2009

Putting Oregon's Death with Dignity Act in Perspective: Characteristics of Decedents Who Did Not Participate.
Katrina Hedberg and Susan Tolle
The Journal of Clinical Ethics 2009; V. 20, N 2: 133-135, Summer 2009

Five Years of Legal Physician-Assisted Suicide in Oregon.
Hedberg K., Hopkins D., Kohn M.
N Engl J Med 2003; 348:961-4, Mar 6, 2003. Correspondence

Legalized Physician-Assisted Suicide in Oregon, 2001.
Hedberg K., Hopkins D., Southwick K.
N Engl J Med 2002; 346:450-452, Feb 7, 2002. Correspondence

Legalized Physician-Assisted Suicide in Oregon, 1998-2000.
Sullivan A. D., Hedberg K., Hopkins D.
N Engl J Med 2001; 344:605-607, Feb 22, 2001. Correspondence

Legalized Physician-Assisted Suicide in Oregon - The Second Year.
Sullivan A. D., Hedberg K., Fleming D. W.
N Engl J Med 2000; 342:598-604, Feb 24, 2000. Special Reports

Legalized Physician-Assisted Suicide in Oregon.
Chin A. E., Hedberg K., Fleming D. W.
N Engl J Med 1999; 341:212-213, Jul 15, 1999. Correspondence

Legalized Physician-Assisted Suicide in Oregon - The First Year's Experience.
Chin A. E., Hedberg K., Higginson G. K., Fleming D. W.
N Engl J Med 1999; 340:577-583, Feb 18, 1999. Special Reports


Additional Resources

 The Final Months of Life: A Guide to Oregon Resources
End-of-life care services and resources organized by county.

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