TITLE

Netherlands set to legalize long-tolerated euthanasia

AUTHOR(S)
Kezwer, Gil
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/08/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 3, p324
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the decision in Holland to decriminalize euthanasia under certain criteria. Actions in helping patients die which would be reviewed by doctors, lawyers, and ethicists; Possibility for advance directives in which patients could indicate at which point in their disease they wish to die; Questions concerning the use of advance directives by patients diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
ACCESSION #
3420470

 

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