TITLE

From Belgium

AUTHOR(S)
Botterman, Jacques
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Palliative Medicine;Mar2003, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p175
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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 euthanasia by palliative care workers.
ACCESSION #
9377517

 

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