THE BOTTOM OF THE SLOPE
- MEDICINA Y DERECHO EL CONTROL DE LA VIDA Y LA MUERTE DEL INDIVIDUO, DESDE LA NORMA. Guerra García, Yolanda M. // ProlegÃ³menos Derechos y Valores;ene-jun2012, Vol. 15 Issue 29, p67
This article develops the idea of how Law in general is everywhere one looks at. It makes a part of every single aspect of life, death, and everything in between: Everything is somehow juridicized even before we are born: Illness, life, death, medical treatments and the ethical positions of the...
- VOLUNTADES ANTICIPADAS, SU VALOR LEGAL. Sambrizzi, Eduardo A. // Vida y Ã‰tica;2010, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p145
No abstract available.
- GP support for euthanasia growing. Tanday, Sanjay // GP: General Practitioner;2/6/2009, p3
The article reports on a survey of general practitioners' attitude towards euthanasia in Great Britain. According to the survey, two-fifths of general practitioners agreed to see euthanasia be legalised and would be prepared to help a terminally ill patient end their life. Euthanasia is the...
- Euthanasia opposed again. // Pulse;7/6/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 27, p10
The article focuses on the survey conducted by the pressure group Dignity in Dying which showed that a third of the general practitioners would help a terminally ill patient die if allowed by the law in Great Britain. When asked to place themselves in the position of a terminally ill patient, 43...
- Concept of unbearable suffering in context of ungranted requests for euthanasia: qualitative interviews with patients and physicians. Pasman, H. R. W.; Rurup, M. L.; Willems, D. L.; Onwuteaka-Philipsen, B. D. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;11/28/2009, Vol. 339 Issue 7732, p1235
Objective To obtain in-depth information about the views of patients and physicians on suffering in patients who requested euthanasia in whom the request was not granted or granted but not performed. Design In-depth interviews with a topic list. Setting Patients' homes and physicians' offices....
- Ethical issues in the geriatric patient with advanced cancer â€˜living to the endâ€™. Daher, M. // Annals of Oncology;Oct2013, Vol. 24 Issue suppl_7, pvii55
Cancer incidence will increase as the population ages; there will be a 50% increase in new cancer cases over the next 20 years, and the biggest rates of increase will occur in the developing world. Owing to technical advances in the care of critical illness, as it is the case in elderly people...
- Matters of Life and Death Debate Grows Over Euthanasia. Podgers, James // ABA Journal;May92, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p60
Focuses on the debate over euthanasia in the U.S. Role of the legal system in deciding the outcome of the debate over euthanasia; Provisions of the California Death with Dignity Act; Opposition to the California initiative; Stand of the medical profession on the issue; Impact of the...
- World Medical Association isolates Netherlands on euthanasia. Sheldon, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/28/2002, Vol. 325 Issue 7366, p675
Reports on reactions in the Netherlands to the resolution by the World Medical Association which condemns euthanasia as unethical. Use of national laws which allow mercy killing in certain situations in the Netherlands; Opinions from the Royal Dutch Medical Association.
- "Culture of Death" in the Netherlands: Dutch Perspectives. Cohen-Almagor, Raphael // Issues in Law & Medicine;Fall2001, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p167
Presents the answers on the socio-medical culture in the Netherlands. Implementation of the euthanasia policy; Acceptance of critical plurality of opinion; Role of physicians in assessing the patients.