Attitudes of cancer patients, family caregivers, oncologists and members of the general public toward critical interventions at the end of life of terminally ill patients
- Euthanasia Investigation Continues in New Orleans. // National Right to Life News;March2006, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p10
Reports on an investigation being conducted by Louisiana attorney general Charles Foti on the alleged euthanasia by physicians at the Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans in 2006. Remarks from the attorney regarding the euthanasia case; Testimony of Angela McManus, daughter of a patient at...
- From Belgium. Botterman, Jacques // Palliative Medicine;Mar2003, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p175
Presents opinion of the author, a Belgium-based oncologist about the paper on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide prepared by the European Association of Palliative Care Ethics Task Force. Approval to physician-assisted suicide by general public in Belgium; Opposition to the concept of...
- Opinions concerning euthanasia, life-sustaining treatment and acceleration of death: results of an Italian Association of Medical Oncology (AIOM) survey. C. Catania; V. Zagonel; V. Fosser; N. La Verde; O. Bertetto; C. Iacono; M. Venturini; D. Radice; L. Adamoli; F. Boccardo // Annals of Oncology;Nov2008, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p1947
Background: Advance directives, acceleration of death, euthanasia and Ã¢Â€Â˜life-sustaining treatmentÃ¢Â€Â™ have sparked much heated debate among the media, the public, doctors and political leaders. We evaluate the personal opinions of Italian Association of Medical Oncology...
- Buying cake is our job. Augustin, Yolanda S. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/25/2007, Vol. 335 Issue 7616, p379
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of making a dying patient happy by helping him celebrate his daughter's birthday.
- Attitudes and Practices of Cancer Doctors in the United States regarding Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide. Emanuel, E.J.; Fairclough, D.; Clarridge, B.C.; Blum, D.; Bruera, E.; Penley, W.C.; Schipper, L.E.; Mayer, R.J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;10/3/2000, Vol. 133 Issue 7, pI-39
Examines the results of a survey regarding the views and behaviors of American oncologists on euthansia and physician-assisted suicide. Participation by members of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in 1977; Failure of more than half of the participants to complete the survey; Percentage...
- Attitudes and Practices of U.S. Oncologists regarding Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide. Emanuel, Ezekiel J.; Fairclough, Diane; Clarridge, Brian C.; Blum, Diane; Bruera, Eduardo; Penley, W. Charles; Schnipper, Lowell E.; Mayer, Robert J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;10/3/2000, Vol. 133 Issue 7, p527
Presents a survey of the attitudes and practices of oncologists regarding euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in the context of end-of-life care. Participation of the members of the American Society of Clinical Oncology; Consideration of a terminally-ill patient with prostate cancer and...
- DECIDING TO LET A RELATIVE DIE IS A HEAVY RESPONSIBILITY. Harmer, Moireach // Nursing Standard;9/26/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p32
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article on Esther Rantzen who wants the terminally ill to be allowed to die painlessly in the September 12, 2007 issue.
- Massachusetts patient suicide measure clears major hurdle. // Hill;12/12/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 171, p10
An excerpt from "The Associated Press" regarding the allowable terminally ill patients self-administer life-ending drugs in Massachusetts is presented.
- Helping Children Through an Adult's Serious Illness: Roles of the Pediatric Nurse. McCue, Kathleen; Bonn, Ron // Pediatric Nursing;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p47
Focuses on the role of pediatric nurses in helping children face the serious or terminal illness of a loved adult. Topics that should be addressed when determining the impact of an adult's illness on the child; Specific high-risk times over the course of an adult's terminal illness that have...