Should a Nurse Assist in the Suicide of a Suffering Patient

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The writer looks at a fictitious scenario of a nurse in the US, treating a dying patent that is suffering and wants to end their life. The writer considers the scenario from a number of perspectives; this includes looking at the Patients Bill of Rights to assess if this is relevant to the situation. Ethical issues, legal issues and the potential impact as well as actions f the nurses supervisor are all discussed.