Koen Meeussen

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc GPs' awareness of patients' preference for place of death
    Koen Meeussen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Br J Gen Pract 59:665-70. 2009
  2. doi Older people dying with dementia: a nationwide study
    Koen Meeussen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1581-91. 2012
  3. pmc Physician reports of medication use with explicit intention of hastening the end of life in the absence of explicit patient request in general practice in Belgium
    Koen Meeussen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 10:186. 2010
  4. doi Dealing with requests for euthanasia: interview study among general practitioners in Belgium
    Koen Meeussen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:1060-72. 2011
  5. doi Advance care planning in Belgium and The Netherlands: a nationwide retrospective study via sentinel networks of general practitioners
    Koen Meeussen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:565-77. 2011
  6. doi End-of-life care and circumstances of death in patients dying as a result of cancer in Belgium and the Netherlands: a retrospective comparative study
    Koen Meeussen
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    J Clin Oncol 29:4327-34. 2011
  7. doi Is individual educational level related to end-of-life care use? Results from a nationwide retrospective cohort study in Belgium
    Nathalie Bossuyt
    Scientific Institute of Public Health, Operational Directorate Public Health and Surveillance, Brussels, Belgium
    J Palliat Med 14:1135-41. 2011

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc GPs' awareness of patients' preference for place of death
    Koen Meeussen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Br J Gen Pract 59:665-70. 2009
    ..Being able to die in one's place of choice is an indicator of the quality of end-of-life care. GPs may play a key role in exploring and honouring patients' preferences for place of death...
  2. doi Older people dying with dementia: a nationwide study
    Koen Meeussen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1581-91. 2012
    ..This paper describes the dying process and end-of-life care provided to elderly people with mild or severe dementia in Belgium. It compares with elderly people dying without dementia...
  3. pmc Physician reports of medication use with explicit intention of hastening the end of life in the absence of explicit patient request in general practice in Belgium
    Koen Meeussen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 10:186. 2010
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  4. doi Dealing with requests for euthanasia: interview study among general practitioners in Belgium
    Koen Meeussen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:1060-72. 2011
    ..In many countries, physicians are confronted with requests for euthanasia. Notwithstanding that euthanasia is legally permitted in Belgium, it remains the subject of intense debate...
  5. doi Advance care planning in Belgium and The Netherlands: a nationwide retrospective study via sentinel networks of general practitioners
    Koen Meeussen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:565-77. 2011
    ..Advance care planning (ACP) is an important part of patient-centered palliative care. There have been few nationwide studies of ACP, especially in Europe...
  6. doi End-of-life care and circumstances of death in patients dying as a result of cancer in Belgium and the Netherlands: a retrospective comparative study
    Koen Meeussen
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    J Clin Oncol 29:4327-34. 2011
    ..To examine and compare end-of-life care in patients with cancer dying in Belgium and the Netherlands...
  7. doi Is individual educational level related to end-of-life care use? Results from a nationwide retrospective cohort study in Belgium
    Nathalie Bossuyt
    Scientific Institute of Public Health, Operational Directorate Public Health and Surveillance, Brussels, Belgium
    J Palliat Med 14:1135-41. 2011
    ..Educational level has repeatedly been identified as an important determinant of access to health care, but little is known about its influence on end-of-life care use...