Jac Rietjens

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Palliative sedation in a specialized unit for acute palliative care in a cancer hospital: comparing patients dying with and without palliative sedation
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:228-34. 2008
  2. pmc Pressure during decision making of continuous sedation in end-of-life situations in Dutch general practice
    Marco H Blanker
    University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Department of General Practice, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:68. 2012
  3. pmc News media coverage of euthanasia: a content analysis of Dutch national newspapers
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam, 3000 CA, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Ethics 14:11. 2013
  4. pmc Reporting of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in the Netherlands: descriptive study
    Hilde Buiting
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Ethics 10:18. 2009
  5. pmc Continuous deep sedation for patients nearing death in the Netherlands: descriptive study
    Judith Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 336:810-3. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Having a difficult time leaving: experiences and attitudes of nurses with palliative sedation
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 21:643-9. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Deciding about continuous deep sedation: physicians' perspectives: a focus group study
    J A C Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 23:410-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Using drugs to end life without an explicit request of the patient
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, P O Box 2040, 3000CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Death Stud 31:205-21. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Preferences of the Dutch general public for a good death and associations with attitudes towards end-of-life decision-making
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 20:685-92. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Terminal sedation and euthanasia: a comparison of clinical practices
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 166:749-53. 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Palliative sedation in a specialized unit for acute palliative care in a cancer hospital: comparing patients dying with and without palliative sedation
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:228-34. 2008
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  2. pmc Pressure during decision making of continuous sedation in end-of-life situations in Dutch general practice
    Marco H Blanker
    University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Department of General Practice, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:68. 2012
    ..We aim to describe experienced pressure by general practitioners (GPs) in cases of continuous sedation after the introduction of the Dutch practice guideline, using a questionnaire survey...
  3. pmc News media coverage of euthanasia: a content analysis of Dutch national newspapers
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam, 3000 CA, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Ethics 14:11. 2013
    ..This study investigates whether Dutch newspaper articles use the term 'euthanasia' according to the legal definition and determines what arguments for and against euthanasia they contain...
  4. pmc Reporting of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in the Netherlands: descriptive study
    Hilde Buiting
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Ethics 10:18. 2009
    ..We studied which arguments Dutch physicians use to substantiate their adherence to the criteria and which aspects attract review committees' attention...
  5. pmc Continuous deep sedation for patients nearing death in the Netherlands: descriptive study
    Judith Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 336:810-3. 2008
    ..To study the practice of continuous deep sedation in 2005 in the Netherlands and compare it with findings from 2001...
  6. ncbi request reprint Having a difficult time leaving: experiences and attitudes of nurses with palliative sedation
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 21:643-9. 2007
    ..Palliative sedation is an important topic of medical and ethical debates. Although nurses often participate in its use, little is known about their attitudes and experiences...
  7. doi request reprint Deciding about continuous deep sedation: physicians' perspectives: a focus group study
    J A C Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 23:410-7. 2009
    ..Accordingly, the reasons for its use are not unambiguous and need further debate...
  8. ncbi request reprint Using drugs to end life without an explicit request of the patient
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, P O Box 2040, 3000CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Death Stud 31:205-21. 2007
    ..The use of drugs with the intention to hasten death without an explicit request of the patient is part of medical end-of-life practice in the studied countries, regardless of their legal framework, and it occurs in similar fashion...
  9. ncbi request reprint Preferences of the Dutch general public for a good death and associations with attitudes towards end-of-life decision-making
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 20:685-92. 2006
    ..Insight in the relationships of such acceptance, with characteristics considered important for a 'good death', may contribute to the understanding of this liberal attitude...
  10. ncbi request reprint Terminal sedation and euthanasia: a comparison of clinical practices
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 166:749-53. 2006
    ..An important issue in the debate about terminal sedation is the extent to which it differs from euthanasia. We studied clinical differences and similarities between both practices in the Netherlands...
  11. doi request reprint Judgement of suffering in the case of a euthanasia request in The Netherlands
    J A C Rietjens
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Ethics 35:502-7. 2009
    ..The extent to which general practitioners (GPs), consulted physicians and members of the euthanasia review committees judge this criterion similarly was evaluated...
  12. ncbi request reprint A comparison of attitudes towards end-of-life decisions: survey among the Dutch general public and physicians
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 61:1723-32. 2005
    ..Continued monitoring of practices and informing the general public and policymakers about the clinical and ethical consequences of different types of end-of-life decisions is important...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physician reports of terminal sedation without hydration or nutrition for patients nearing death in the Netherlands
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 141:178-85. 2004
    ..Terminal sedation in patients nearing death is an important issue related to end-of-life care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Striving for quality or length at the end-of-life: attitudes of the Dutch general public
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 59:158-63. 2005
    ..The latter was related to undertaking initiatives to engage in advance care planning. Awareness of differences in attitudes towards life-prolonging treatment within the public may improve communication about appropriate end-of-life care...
  15. doi request reprint Exploration of concerns of relatives during continuous palliative sedation of their family members with cancer
    Silvia van Dooren
    Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:452-9. 2009
    ..Availability of caregiver guidance and clear process documentation are crucial and indispensable in providing this...
  16. doi request reprint A comparison of physicians' end-of-life decision making for non-western migrants and Dutch natives in the Netherlands
    Hilde M Buiting
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 18:681-7. 2008
    ..As the first wave of this relatively young group is growing older, we investigated, for the first time, whether end-of-life decision-making practices for non-western migrants differ from Dutch natives...
  17. ncbi request reprint Forgoing artificial nutrition or hydration in patients nearing death in six European countries
    Hilde M Buiting
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:305-14. 2007
    ..Providing all patients who are in the terminal stage of a lethal disease with ANH does not seem to be a widely accepted standard among physicians in Western Europe...
  18. ncbi request reprint End-of-life practices in the Netherlands under the Euthanasia Act
    Agnes van der Heide
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 356:1957-65. 2007
    ..In 2005, we performed a follow-up study of euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide, and other end-of-life practices...
  19. ncbi request reprint Medical end-of-life decisions for children in the Netherlands
    Astrid M Vrakking
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC and Erasmus MC Sophia, Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:802-9. 2005
    ..Most end-of-life decision-making studies have, until now, involved either the general population or newborn infants...
  20. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of patients with incurable cancer toward medical treatment in the last phase of life
    Elsbeth Voogt
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 23:2012-9. 2005
    ..We studied the relationship of patients' attitudes toward treatment with advance care planning and the development of these attitudes after diagnosis of incurable cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Continuous deep sedation: physicians' experiences in six European countries
    Guido Miccinesi
    Center for Study and Prevention of Cancer, Epidemiology Unit, Florence, Italy
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:122-9. 2006
    ..The high variability of frequency and characteristics of CDS in the studied European countries points out the importance of medical education and scientific debate on this issue...
  22. pmc Dutch experience of monitoring euthanasia
    Bregje D Onwuteaka-Philipsen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, 1081 BT Amsterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 331:691-3. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Euthanasia and other end-of-life decisions in the Netherlands in 1990, 1995, and 2001
    Bregje D Onwuteaka-Philipsen
    Department of Social Medicine and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universitat University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 362:395-9. 2003
    ..Since 1995, the demand for physician-assisted death has not risen among patients and physicians, who seem to have become somewhat more reluctant in their attitude towards this practice...