To the Editor Dr Emanuel and colleagues, in their article on attitudes and practices of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide (PAS), documented the failure in Oregon and Washington to track data regarding abuses and complications.1 With the prescribing physician rarely present when the drugs were taken, how can complications or the rate at which they occurred be determined?
Stevens KR, Toffler WL. Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide. JAMA. 2016;316(15):1599. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.14074