Doxit Podcast - The Good Death

Doxit Podcast - The Good Death

By Philip Nitschke
Weekly discussion of current end of life issues from the authors of the Peaceful Pill Handbook, Drs Fiona Stewart and Philip Nitschke.
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Doxit Podcast No 5: Lethal Salts Part II
The fifth Podcast continues discussion of the Lethal Salts by taking a look at a number of eye witness accounts and teasing out some of the elements of the Exit RPA Test - the Reliability, Peacefulness, Availability Test.
30:24
May 24, 2020
Doxit Podcast No 4: Lethal Salts & the Law
In some ways the lethal salts have remained under the radar. But are they the new Drion pill? What does the law have to say on these relatively freely available lethal substances?
30:52
May 17, 2020
Doxit Podcast No 3: Happy Hypoxia in the Age of COVID & Dementia & Advance Directives in the Netherlands
This week we take the lead from the plethora of news reports on 'happy hypoxia' vis a vis COVID-19 and a good death. The second topic is the recent Dutch Supreme Court decision that confirmed that doctors should act upon an advance directive that contains a person's wish for euthanasia in the context of advanced dementia.
32:13
May 10, 2020
Doxit Podcast No 2: Advance Directives in the Time of COVID & Dementia
The COVID pandemic has brought new urgency to end of life planning, as far as Advance Directives go.  The recent decision by the Dutch High Court which confirms a person's right to access euthanasia via an advance directive request - should they find themselves in the future - shows that the times of Advance Directives are indeed a' changing!
30:29
May 3, 2020
Doxit Podcast No 1: Covid-19 & the Good Death
The Doxit Podcasts is a series of discussions about a good death: focused on the monthly updates to the Peaceful Pill eHandbook & global news / developments on assisted suicide etc. Podcast No 1 addresses the April 2020 Covid-19 Update to the eHandbook, examining  issues such as Covid pneumonia, active & passive ventilation, the 'game changer' of chloroquine, developments to the Sarco project and more.
34:20
April 26, 2020