Using Morphine To Hasten Death Is A Myth, Says Doctor

Mon, 05 Mar 2007 10:00 AM EST

... Using morphine to end a person's life is a myth, argues a senior doctor in a recent letter in the British Medical Journal. It follows the case of Kelly Taylor, a terminally ill woman who went to court earlier this month for the right to be sedated into unconsciousness by morphine, even though it will hasten her death. ...