Introduction: End of life care can be given in a home setting, dedicated palliative
care ward in a hospital or hospice. Nowadays, increasing number of patients request
to have euthanasia or Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) in the world. Such
care can be provided legally in Canada since 2016.
Conclusion: Different Canadian hospitals developed practical guidelines and procedures
by 2017 already. Ramifications of MAID will be discussed in this review.
Keywords: Pattern of care, palliative care, euthanasia, medically assistance in dying, lung cancer, treatment,
life support, ethics.
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