Tinne Smets

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Sex-based differences in end-of-life decision making in Flanders, Belgium
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium
    Med Care 50:815-20. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The labelling and reporting of euthanasia by Belgian physicians: a study of hypothetical cases
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 22:19-26. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The medical practice of euthanasia in Belgium and The Netherlands: legal notification, control and evaluation procedures
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Health Policy 90:181-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Legal euthanasia in Belgium: characteristics of all reported euthanasia cases
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Med Care 48:187-92. 2010
  5. pmc Euthanasia in patients dying at home in Belgium: interview study on adherence to legal safeguards
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, and Department of Public Health, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Br J Gen Pract 60:e163-70. 2010
  6. pmc Reporting of euthanasia in medical practice in Flanders, Belgium: cross sectional analysis of reported and unreported cases
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    BMJ 341:c5174. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Attitudes and experiences of Belgian physicians regarding euthanasia practice and the euthanasia law
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:580-93. 2011
  8. pmc Age-based disparities in end-of-life decisions in Belgium: a population-based death certificate survey
    Kenneth Chambaere
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, Brussels 1090, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 12:447. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Similarities and differences between continuous sedation until death and euthanasia - professional caregivers' attitudes and experiences: a focus group study
    Livia Anquinet
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Palliat Med 27:553-61. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Implementation of a service for physicians' consultation and information in euthanasia requests in Belgium
    Yanna Van Wesemael
    End of Life Care Research Group Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, Brussels, Belgium
    Health Policy 104:272-8. 2012

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Sex-based differences in end-of-life decision making in Flanders, Belgium
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium
    Med Care 50:815-20. 2012
    ..Sex-related differences in end-of-life decisions (EOLD) are underresearched and unexplored...
  2. doi request reprint The labelling and reporting of euthanasia by Belgian physicians: a study of hypothetical cases
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Public Health 22:19-26. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The medical practice of euthanasia in Belgium and The Netherlands: legal notification, control and evaluation procedures
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Health Policy 90:181-7. 2009
    ..To describe and compare current legal procedures for notifying, controlling and evaluating (NCE-procedures) euthanasia in Belgium and the Netherlands, and to discuss the implications for a safe and controllable euthanasia practice...
  4. doi request reprint Legal euthanasia in Belgium: characteristics of all reported euthanasia cases
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Med Care 48:187-92. 2010
    ..To study the reported medical practice of euthanasia in Belgium since implementation of the euthanasia law...
  5. pmc Euthanasia in patients dying at home in Belgium: interview study on adherence to legal safeguards
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, and Department of Public Health, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Br J Gen Pract 60:e163-70. 2010
    ..Euthanasia became legal in Belgium in 2002. Physicians must adhere to legal due care requirements when performing euthanasia; for example, consulting a second physician and reporting each euthanasia case to the Federal Review Committee...
  6. pmc Reporting of euthanasia in medical practice in Flanders, Belgium: cross sectional analysis of reported and unreported cases
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    BMJ 341:c5174. 2010
    ..Design Cross sectional analysis. Setting Flanders, Belgium...
  7. doi request reprint Attitudes and experiences of Belgian physicians regarding euthanasia practice and the euthanasia law
    Tinne Smets
    End of Life Care Research Group, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:580-93. 2011
    ..Since the legalization of euthanasia, physicians in Belgium may, under certain conditions, administer life-ending drugs at the explicit request of a patient...
  8. pmc Age-based disparities in end-of-life decisions in Belgium: a population-based death certificate survey
    Kenneth Chambaere
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, Brussels 1090, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 12:447. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Similarities and differences between continuous sedation until death and euthanasia - professional caregivers' attitudes and experiences: a focus group study
    Livia Anquinet
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Palliat Med 27:553-61. 2013
    ..According to various guidelines about continuous sedation until death, this practice can and should be clearly distinguished from euthanasia, which is legalized in Belgium...
  10. doi request reprint Implementation of a service for physicians' consultation and information in euthanasia requests in Belgium
    Yanna Van Wesemael
    End of Life Care Research Group Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, Brussels, Belgium
    Health Policy 104:272-8. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Cultural differences affecting euthanasia practice in Belgium: one law but different attitudes and practices in Flanders and Wallonia
    Joachim Cohen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 75:845-53. 2012
    ..Cultural factors seem to play an important role in the practice of (legal) euthanasia and the extent to which legal safeguards are followed...
  12. doi request reprint Process and outcomes of euthanasia requests under the belgian act on euthanasia: a nationwide survey
    Yanna Van Wesemael
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Jette, Belgium
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:721-33. 2011
    ..The incidence of euthanasia in Belgium has been studied, but the process and outcomes of euthanasia requests have not been investigated...