A M Vrakking

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Comment on "Attitudes of European physicians, nurses, patients, and families regarding end-of-life decisions: the ETHICATT study" by Sprung et al
    Astrid M Vrakking
    Intensive Care Med 33:747; author reply 748. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint End-of-life decision making in neonates and infants: comparison of The Netherlands and Belgium (Flanders)
    Astrid M Vrakking
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 96:820-4. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Regulating physician-assisted dying for minors in the Netherlands: views of paediatricians and other physicians
    Astrid M Vrakking
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 96:117-21. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Medical decision-making for seriously ill non-elderly and elderly patients
    Astrid M Vrakking
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 75:40-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint [No conspicuous changes in the practice of medical end-of-life decision-making for neonates and infants in the Netherlands in 2001 as compared to 1995]
    A M Vrakking
    Erasmus MC, afd Maatschappelijke Gezondheidszorg, Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:2047-51. 2005
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Physicians' willingness to grant requests for assistance in dying for children: a study of hypothetical cases
    Astrid M Vrakking
    Department of Public Health, Room Ee2079, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 146:611-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Medical end-of-life decisions made for neonates and infants in the Netherlands, 1995-2001
    Astrid M Vrakking
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 365:1329-31. 2005
  9. pmc Medical decision making in scarcity situations
    J J M van Delden
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Med Ethics 30:207-11. 2004
  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

Publications14

  1. pmc Comment on "Attitudes of European physicians, nurses, patients, and families regarding end-of-life decisions: the ETHICATT study" by Sprung et al
    Astrid M Vrakking
    Intensive Care Med 33:747; author reply 748. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint End-of-life decision making in neonates and infants: comparison of The Netherlands and Belgium (Flanders)
    Astrid M Vrakking
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 96:820-4. 2007
    ..We compared the results of two recent studies on end-of-life decisions (ELDs) for neonates and infants in Belgium (Flanders) and The Netherlands...
  3. ncbi request reprint Regulating physician-assisted dying for minors in the Netherlands: views of paediatricians and other physicians
    Astrid M Vrakking
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 96:117-21. 2007
    ..The objective of our study was to gain insight into how Dutch paediatricians and other physicians treating children feel about the regulation of physician-assisted dying...
  4. ncbi request reprint Medical decision-making for seriously ill non-elderly and elderly patients
    Astrid M Vrakking
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 75:40-8. 2005
    ..Our study aimed to increase the insight in medical decision-making about life-prolonging interventions for patients from non-elderly and elderly age groups...
  5. ncbi request reprint [No conspicuous changes in the practice of medical end-of-life decision-making for neonates and infants in the Netherlands in 2001 as compared to 1995]
    A M Vrakking
    Erasmus MC, afd Maatschappelijke Gezondheidszorg, Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:2047-51. 2005
    ..To establish whether the practice of end-of-life decision-making for neonates and infants under the age of 1 in the Netherlands in 2000 was different from that in 1995...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physicians' willingness to grant requests for assistance in dying for children: a study of hypothetical cases
    Astrid M Vrakking
    Department of Public Health, Room Ee2079, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 146:611-7. 2005
    ..To study the willingness of Dutch physicians to use potentially life-shortening or lethal drugs for severely ill children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Medical end-of-life decisions made for neonates and infants in the Netherlands, 1995-2001
    Astrid M Vrakking
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 365:1329-31. 2005
    ..Decisions to actively end the lives of infants not dependent on life-sustaining treatment remained stable at 1%. The practice of end-of-life decision-making in neonatology of 2001 has changed little since 1995...
  9. pmc Medical decision making in scarcity situations
    J J M van Delden
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Med Ethics 30:207-11. 2004
    ..In spite of the reluctance to make allocation decisions, physicians sometimes do. This would seem to be only acceptable if it is justified in terms of the best interests of the patient from whom treatment is withheld...
  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. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
  14. 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...