From Belgium

Loop, Jean
March 2003
Palliative Medicine;Mar2003, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p174
Academic Journal
Presents opinion of the author, a Belgium-based oncologist regarding need for legalization of euthanasia. Common basis for request of euthanasia; Need for palliative care workers to impart knowledge regarding requests for euthanasia among patients; Several factors to be taken into consideration before opting for euthanasia; Misconception regarding devaluation of health care by legalization of euthanasia.


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