Assisted suicide: Neither painless nor dignified

Dr Joel Zivot, Associate Professor of Anaesthesiology and Surgery at the Emory School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia debunks the claim that assisted suicide is a peaceful death. His evidence is based on his own review of autopsy reports from executions in the United States.

This interview was recorded before the House of Lords debate on Baroness Meacher’s assisted suicide Bill on Friday 22 October.

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