Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition
Dr Joel Zivot who is an assistant professor of anesthesiology/critical care at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, was published today in Medpage Today explaining, based on the pharmacology, how an assisted death happens.
I have written on this topic in the past. If Zivot is correct, assisted death may be torturous not peaceful.
In his Op-Ed Zivot writes:
As a Canadian physician and anesthesiologist working in the United States, this debate is of interest to me. I was a witness in these Senate hearings because I am an expert in the opposition to lethal injection, the most common form of execution in the U.S.