euthanasia

Summary

Summary: The act or practice of killing or allowing death from natural causes, for reasons of mercy, i.e., in order to release a person from incurable disease, intolerable suffering, or undignified death. (from Beauchamp and Walters, Contemporary Issues in Bioethics, 5th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi European public acceptance of euthanasia: socio-demographic and cultural factors associated with the acceptance of euthanasia in 33 European countries
    Joachim Cohen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 63:743-56. 2006
  2. ncbi Trends in end-of-life practices before and after the enactment of the euthanasia law in the Netherlands from 1990 to 2010: a repeated cross-sectional survey
    Bregje D Onwuteaka-Philipsen
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Public and Occupational Health and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VUmc Expertise Center for Palliative Care, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 380:908-15. 2012
  3. pmc Development of palliative care and legalisation of euthanasia: antagonism or synergy?
    Jan L Bernheim
    End of Life Care Research Group, Department of Medical Sociology and Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    BMJ 336:864-7. 2008
  4. ncbi Attitudes of UK doctors towards euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide: a systematic literature review
    Ruaidhrí McCormack
    Department of Palliative Medicine, Milford Care Centre, Castletroy, Limerick, Ireland
    Palliat Med 26:23-33. 2012
  5. ncbi Changing attitudes towards euthanasia among medical students in Austria
    Willibald J Stronegger
    Institute of Social Medicine and Epidemiology, Medical University of Graz, Universitätsstrasse 6 I, A 8010 Graz, Austria
    J Med Ethics 37:227-9. 2011
  6. ncbi 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
  7. ncbi [Evaluation of attitude towards euthanasia expressed by first year medical students from Szczecin, Greifswald and Lund medical faculties]
    Artur Mierzecki
    Samodzielna Pracownia Kształcenia Lekarza Rodzinnego Pomorskiej Akademii Medycznej w Szczecinie ul Rybacka 1, 70 204 Szczecin
    Ann Acad Med Stetin 54:164-9. 2008
  8. ncbi Attitudes toward euthanasia among Swedish medical students
    Marit Karlsson
    Unit of Advanced Palliative Home Care, Linkoping University Hospital, Sweden
    Palliat Med 21:615-22. 2007
  9. pmc Twenty five years of requests for euthanasia and physician assisted suicide in Dutch general practice: trend analysis
    R L Marquet
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 327:201-2. 2003
  10. ncbi Euthanasia. Historical, ethical, and empiric perspectives
    E J Emanuel
    Division of Cancer Control and Epidemiology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass
    Arch Intern Med 154:1890-901. 1994

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  1. ncbi European public acceptance of euthanasia: socio-demographic and cultural factors associated with the acceptance of euthanasia in 33 European countries
    Joachim Cohen
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 63:743-56. 2006
    ..countries, the last decade has been marked by an increasing debate about the acceptability and regulation of euthanasia and other end-of-life decisions in medical practice...
  2. ncbi Trends in end-of-life practices before and after the enactment of the euthanasia law in the Netherlands from 1990 to 2010: a repeated cross-sectional survey
    Bregje D Onwuteaka-Philipsen
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Public and Occupational Health and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VUmc Expertise Center for Palliative Care, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 380:908-15. 2012
    In 2002, the euthanasia act came into effect in the Netherlands, which was followed by a slight decrease in the euthanasia frequency...
  3. pmc Development of palliative care and legalisation of euthanasia: antagonism or synergy?
    Jan L Bernheim
    End of Life Care Research Group, Department of Medical Sociology and Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    BMJ 336:864-7. 2008
  4. ncbi Attitudes of UK doctors towards euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide: a systematic literature review
    Ruaidhrí McCormack
    Department of Palliative Medicine, Milford Care Centre, Castletroy, Limerick, Ireland
    Palliat Med 26:23-33. 2012
    To review studies over a 20-year period that assess the attitudes of UK doctors concerning active, voluntary euthanasia (AVE) and physician-assisted suicide (PAS), assess efforts to minimise bias in included studies, determine the effect ..
  5. ncbi Changing attitudes towards euthanasia among medical students in Austria
    Willibald J Stronegger
    Institute of Social Medicine and Epidemiology, Medical University of Graz, Universitätsstrasse 6 I, A 8010 Graz, Austria
    J Med Ethics 37:227-9. 2011
    In most European countries the attitudes regarding the acceptability of active euthanasia have clearly changed in the population since World War II...
  6. ncbi 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
    Since 2002, Belgium has had a national law legalising euthanasia. The law prescribes several substantive due care requirements and two procedural due care requirements, i.e...
  7. ncbi [Evaluation of attitude towards euthanasia expressed by first year medical students from Szczecin, Greifswald and Lund medical faculties]
    Artur Mierzecki
    Samodzielna Pracownia Kształcenia Lekarza Rodzinnego Pomorskiej Akademii Medycznej w Szczecinie ul Rybacka 1, 70 204 Szczecin
    Ann Acad Med Stetin 54:164-9. 2008
    Medical students' attitude towards euthanasia is a very important ethical problem because they may grapple with this question as future doctors...
  8. ncbi Attitudes toward euthanasia among Swedish medical students
    Marit Karlsson
    Unit of Advanced Palliative Home Care, Linkoping University Hospital, Sweden
    Palliat Med 21:615-22. 2007
    Attitudes toward euthanasia differ between individuals and populations, and in many studies the medical profession is more reluctant than the general public. Our goal was to explore medical students' attitude toward euthanasia...
  9. pmc Twenty five years of requests for euthanasia and physician assisted suicide in Dutch general practice: trend analysis
    R L Marquet
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 327:201-2. 2003
  10. ncbi Euthanasia. Historical, ethical, and empiric perspectives
    E J Emanuel
    Division of Cancer Control and Epidemiology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass
    Arch Intern Med 154:1890-901. 1994
    Debates about the ethics of euthanasia date from ancient Greece and Rome. In 1870, S. D. Williams, a nonphysician, proposed that anesthetics be used to intentionally end the lives of patients...
  11. 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
    To estimate the rate of reporting of euthanasia cases to the Federal Control and Evaluation Committee and to compare the characteristics of reported and unreported cases of euthanasia. Design Cross sectional analysis...
  12. ncbi Anesthesia and euthanasia in zebrafish
    Monte Matthews
    University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    ILAR J 53:192-204. 2012
    ..This article outlines some of the current, acceptable methods for providing anesthesia and euthanasia and provides some examples of how performance-based approaches can be used to advance the relatively limited ..
  13. pmc Nurses' views on their involvement in euthanasia: a qualitative study in Flanders (Belgium)
    B Dierckx de Casterle
    Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Med Ethics 32:187-92. 2006
    Although nurses worldwide are confronted with euthanasia requests from patients, the views of palliative care nurses on their involvement in euthanasia remain unclear.
  14. ncbi Legalisation of euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide: survey of doctors' attitudes
    C Seale
    Centre for Health Sciences, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2 Newark Street, London, UK
    Palliat Med 23:205-12. 2009
    This study reports UK doctors' opinions about legalisation of medically assisted dying (euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide), comparing this with the UK general public. A postal survey of 3733 UK medical practitioners was done...
  15. pmc Euthanasia in The Netherlands
    G van der Wal
    Medical Inspectorate of Health, Province of North Holland, Haarlem, Netherlands
    BMJ 308:1346-9. 1994
    The practice of euthanasia in the Netherlands is often used as an argument in debates outside the Netherlands--hence a clear description of the Dutch situation is important...
  16. ncbi Barbiturate euthanasia solution-induced tissue artifact in nonhuman primates
    J L Grieves
    Veterinary Resources, Southwest National Primate Research Center, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio, TX 76227 5301, USA
    J Med Primatol 37:154-61. 2008
    Barbiturate euthanasia solutions are a humane and approved means of euthanasia. Overdosing causes significant tissue damage in a variety of laboratory animals.
  17. ncbi Dealing with requests for euthanasia: a qualitative study investigating the experience of general practitioners
    J J Georges
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Ethics 34:150-5. 2008
    ..Caring for terminally ill patients is a meaningful task, however the patient's suffering can be a considerable burden and cause of frustration...
  18. ncbi Determinants of adoption and euthanasia of shelter dogs spayed or neutered in the university of california veterinary student surgery program compared to other shelter dogs
    Jaime Clevenger
    Public Health Program, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Vet Med Educ 30:372-8. 2003
    Limited economic resources and pet overpopulation force animals shelters to consider euthanasia of adoptable animals every day...
  19. ncbi End-of-life decisions in medical practice in Flanders, Belgium: a nationwide survey
    L Deliens
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Sciences, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    Lancet 356:1806-11. 2000
    ..The main objective was to estimate the frequency of euthanasia (the administration of lethal drugs with the explicit intention of shortening the patient's life at the patient'..
  20. ncbi Euthanasia and assisted suicide in selected European countries and US states: systematic literature review
    Nicole Steck
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK University Hospital of Psychiatry, Bern, Switzerland
    Med Care 51:938-44. 2013
    Legal in some European countries and US states, physician-assisted suicide and voluntary active euthanasia remain under debate in these and other countries.
  21. ncbi 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.
  22. ncbi 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
    Belgium legalized euthanasia in 2002. Physicians must report each euthanasia case to the Federal Control and Evaluation Committee...
  23. pmc Physician-assisted deaths under the euthanasia law in Belgium: a population-based survey
    Kenneth Chambaere
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    CMAJ 182:895-901. 2010
    Legalization of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide has been heavily debated in many countries...
  24. ncbi Do German general practitioners support euthanasia? Results of a nation-wide questionnaire survey
    Robin T Maitra
    Department of General Practice Family Medicine Georg August University, Goettingen Germany
    Eur J Gen Pract 11:94-100. 2005
    To learn more about the attitudes of German general practitioners (GPs) concerning euthanasia and the frequency of its performance in Germany.
  25. ncbi "A cold wind coming": Heinrich Gross and child euthanasia in Vienna
    Florian P Thomas
    Department of Neurology and Molecular Microbiology, Institute for Molecular Virology, Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Child Neurol 21:342-8. 2006
    ..This included an involuntary euthanasia program directed at mentally and physically disabled children...
  26. pmc Establishing specialized health services for professional consultation in euthanasia: experiences in the Netherlands and Belgium
    Yanna Van Wesemael
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:220. 2009
    The Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg have adopted laws decriminalizing euthanasia under strict conditions of prudent practice...
  27. pmc A post-mortem survey on end-of-life decisions using a representative sample of death certificates in Flanders, Belgium: research protocol
    Kenneth Chambaere
    End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 8:299. 2008
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  28. pmc A comparison of attitudes toward euthanasia among medical students at two Polish universities
    Wojciech Leppert
    Chair and Department of Palliative Medicine, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Osiedle Rusa 25 A, 61 245, Poznan, Poland
    J Cancer Educ 28:384-91. 2013
    ..palliative medicine courses among 588 medical students at two universities was to compare their attitudes toward euthanasia. Four hundred ninety-two (84.97 %) students were Catholics; 69 (11...
  29. ncbi Organization position statements and the stance of "studied neutrality" on euthanasia in palliative care
    Megan Jane Johnstone
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:896-907. 2012
    ..and related organizations have increasingly adopted a stance of "studied neutrality" on the question of whether euthanasia should be legalized as a bona fide medical regimen in palliative care contexts...
  30. ncbi 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
    ..provides access to specially trained physicians to act as the legally required second physician in requests for euthanasia in Flanders and Brussels, Belgium, the use of which has been to shown to be beneficial to the careful practice ..
  31. ncbi On euthanasia: exploring psychological meaning and attitudes in a sample of Mexican physicians and medical students
    Asunción Alvarez Del Río
    Departamento de Psiquiatria y Salud Mental, Facultad de Medicina, UNAM Instituto de Investigaciones Psicológicas, Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico
    Dev World Bioeth 11:146-53. 2011
    b>Euthanasia has become the subject of ethical and political debate in many countries including Mexico...
  32. ncbi Continuous sedation until death as physician-assisted suicide/euthanasia: a conceptual analysis
    Samuel H Lipuma
    Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Med Philos 38:190-204. 2013
    A distinction is commonly drawn between continuous sedation until death and physician-assisted suicide/euthanasia. Only the latter is found to involve killing, whereas the former eludes such characterization...
  33. ncbi Involvement of nurses in caring for patients requesting euthanasia in Flanders (Belgium): a qualitative study
    Nele De Bal
    Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35 4, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:589-99. 2006
    Although nurses worldwide are confronted with euthanasia requests, how nurses experience their involvement in euthanasia remains unclear.
  34. ncbi What happens after a request for euthanasia is refused? Qualitative interviews with patients, relatives and physicians
    H Roeline W Pasman
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 92:313-8. 2013
    Obtaining in-depth information from both patient and physician perspectives about what happens after a request for euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide (EAS) is refused.
  35. ncbi From small beginnings: the euthanasia of children with disabilities in Nazi Germany
    Lee Hudson
    Department of General and Adolescent Paediatrics, UCL Institute of Child Health, and University College London Hospital, London, UK
    J Paediatr Child Health 47:508-11. 2011
    ..5000-8000 children with physical and intellectual disabilities were killed in Nazi Germany under a programme of euthanasia. Chronologically, they were a precedent, being the Nazis' first organised and systematic killing programme that ..
  36. ncbi Euthanasia: on slippery slopes and vulnerable patients
    Lars Johan Materstvedt
    Palliat Med 17:650-1. 2003
  37. ncbi Voluntary euthanasia: ethical concepts and definitions
    K Sanders
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University
    Nurs Stand 21:41-4. 2007
    b>Euthanasia is a highly emotive and contentious subject, giving rise to a great deal of debate...
  38. ncbi 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
    ..physicians have to be convinced that the patient suffers unbearably and hopelessly before granting a request for euthanasia. The extent to which general practitioners (GPs), consulted physicians and members of the euthanasia review ..
  39. ncbi Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide among patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in the Netherlands
    Jan H Veldink
    Department of Neurology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 346:1638-44. 2002
    ..However, it is not known how many patients, if given the option, would actually decide to end their lives by physician-assisted suicide or euthanasia nor at what stage of the disease they would choose to do so.
  40. pmc Concerns about end-of-life care and support for euthanasia
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:167-73. 2009
    Popular support for euthanasia is known to vary according to sociodemographic characteristics...
  41. ncbi Advance directives for euthanasia in dementia: do law-based opportunities lead to more euthanasia?
    Marike E De Boer
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Policy 98:256-62. 2010
    To obtain insight into current practices regarding compliance with advance directives for euthanasia (ADEs) in cases of incompetent patients with dementia in Dutch nursing homes, in light of the legal possibility offered by the new ..
  42. ncbi [Students' attitudes toward active euthanasia, assisted suicide and proposed amendments to the penal code]
    P Schioldborg
    Psykologisk institutt Universitetet i Oslo, Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 120:2283-8. 2000
    Attitude surveys in the Norwegian population show a majority supporting active euthanasia for patients with terminal disease, while among physicians, only a minority do so.
  43. ncbi Attitudes to euthanasia in ICUs and other hospital departments
    Selma Tepehan
    Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Nurs Ethics 16:319-27. 2009
    The aim of this study was to reveal doctors' and nurses' attitudes to euthanasia in intensive care units and surgical, internal medicine and paediatric units in Turkey...
  44. ncbi The euthanasia debate: attitudes, practices and psychiatric considerations
    H M Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    Can J Psychiatry 40:593-602. 1995
    To review the current status of the euthanasia debate by examining public and physician attitudes towards euthanasia, the practice of euthanasia in the Netherlands, recent developments in Canada and other countries, psychosocial ..
  45. ncbi Physician desire for euthanasia and assisted suicide: would physicians practice what they preach?
    O M Howard
    Division of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 15:428-32. 1997
    b>Euthanasia is a pressing public issue. We sought to assess how frequently physicians could perceive of a desire for euthanasia themselves and whether they would be willing to provide patients the same interventions.
  46. ncbi [Attitudes towards professional euthanasia in the range between grement in the society and personal preferences--results of a representative examination of the German general population]
    Christina Schroder
    Selbständige Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie des Universitätsklinikums Leipzig
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 53:334-43. 2003
    Several surveys of the German population concerning the attitude towards euthanasia in patients with terminal illness yielded contradictory results, ranging from high acquisition to high refusal rates...
  47. ncbi Dealing with delicate issues in continuous deep sedation. Varying practices among Dutch medical specialists, general practitioners, and nursing home physicians
    Jeroen G J Hasselaar
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pain, and Palliative Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 168:537-43. 2008
    ..The following sensitive issues involved in CDS were investigated: artificial hydration, sedation for nonphysical discomfort, the relationship between CDS and euthanasia, and patient involvement in decision making for CDS.
  48. ncbi Telephone consultations on palliative sedation therapy and euthanasia in general practice in The Netherlands in 2003: a report from inside
    Florien B van Heest
    Department for Palliative Medicine, Integraal Kankercentrum Noord Oost, 9700 AH Groningen, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 26:481-7. 2009
    ..Each telephone call was formally documented on paper and subsequently evaluated...
  49. ncbi Communication about euthanasia in general practice: opinions and experiences of patients and their general practitioners
    Sander D Borgsteede
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 66:156-61. 2007
    Public opinion and professional organisations dominate the euthanasia debate, and there is a need to understand the opinions of people confronted with euthanasia...
  50. ncbi Dying cancer patients' own opinions on euthanasia: an expression of autonomy? A qualitative study
    Marit Karlsson
    Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Palliat Med 26:34-42. 2012
    Deliberations on euthanasia are mostly theoretical, and often lack first-hand perspectives of the affected persons.
  51. ncbi Advance directives for euthanasia in dementia: how do they affect resident care in Dutch nursing homes? Experiences of physicians and relatives
    Marike E De Boer
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:989-96. 2011
    To gain insight into how advance directives for euthanasia affect resident care in Dutch nursing homes.
  52. ncbi Nurses' and physicians' views about euthanasia
    F Oz
    Hacettepe University, School of Nursing, Ankara, Turkey
    Clin Excell Nurse Pract 5:222-31. 2001
    Nurses' and physicians' views about euthanasia were investigated using a questionnaire that was answered by 113 nurses and 83 physicians in the internal medicine and surgery inpatient services of Hacettepe University Adult Hospital, ..
  53. ncbi Causes of death or reasons for euthanasia in military working dogs: 927 cases (1993-1996)
    G E Moore
    Department of Defense Military Working Dog Veterinary Service, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas 78236, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 219:209-14. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To determine causes of death or reasons for euthanasia in a population of military working dogs. DESIGN: Retrospective study. ANIMALS: 927 military working dogs...
  54. ncbi Public attitudes toward euthanasia and suicide for terminally ill persons: 1977 and 1996
    M A DeCesare
    University of Massachusetts, Department of Sociology, Thompson Hall 536, 200 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    Soc Biol 47:264-76. 2000
    This study replicates Singh's (1979) "classic" examination of correlates of euthanasia and suicide attitudes...
  55. ncbi Intensive care unit nurses' opinions about euthanasia
    Gülşah Kumaş
    Cukurova University, Adana Health Sciences School, Nursing Division, Adana, Turkey
    Nurs Ethics 14:637-50. 2007
    This study was conducted to gain opinions about euthanasia from nurses who work in intensive care units...
  56. ncbi Requests for euthanasia made to a tertiary referral teaching hospital in Sydney, Australia in the year 2000
    Kiran Virik
    Department of Palliative Care, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 10:309-13. 2002
    A request for euthanasia (RFE) in the terminally ill raises concerns that physical and/or mental suffering remain unaddressed and thus mandates a critical appraisal of the physical and psychosocial aspects of the individual concerned...
  57. ncbi Physicians' experiences with demented patients with advance euthanasia directives in the Netherlands
    Mette L Rurup
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1138-44. 2005
    To estimate the incidence of (compliance with) advance euthanasia directives of patients suffering from dementia in the Netherlands and to gain knowledge about the experiences of physicians.
  58. ncbi How do hospitals deal with euthanasia requests in Flanders (Belgium)? A content analysis of policy documents
    Joke Lemiengre
    Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Patient Educ Couns 71:293-301. 2008
    To describe the form and content of ethics policies on euthanasia in Flemish hospitals and the possible influence of religious affiliation on policy content.
  59. ncbi Dutch nurses' attitudes towards euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide
    Ada van Bruchem-van de Scheur
    Department of Health, Ethics and Society, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Nurs Ethics 15:186-98. 2008
    This article presents the attitudes of nurses towards three issues concerning their role in euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide...
  60. ncbi The first five years of euthanasia legislation in Belgium and the Netherlands: description and comparison of cases
    Mette L Rurup
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 26:43-9. 2012
    The Netherlands and Belgium legalized euthanasia in 2002.
  61. ncbi The Dutch Euthanasia Act and related issues
    Johan Legemaate
    Royal Dutch Medical Association
    J Law Med 11:312-23. 2004
    In 2002 the Dutch Euthanasia Act came into force. This Act is the result of a lengthy developmental process. It codifies the requirements that have evolved in case law and medical ethics since 1973...
  62. ncbi 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.
  63. ncbi Voices of the terminally ill: uncovering the meaning of desire for euthanasia
    Yvonne Yi Wood Mak
    Bradbury Hospice, A Kung Kok Shan Road, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    Palliat Med 19:343-50. 2005
    This study aimed to better understand the meaning of desire for euthanasia. An hermeneutic approach was undertaken using a purposively selected sample of advanced cancer patients who desired euthanasia while receiving palliative care...
  64. ncbi 'We are (not) the master of our body': elderly Jewish women's attitudes towards euthanasia and assisted suicide
    Goedele Baeke
    Faculty of Theology, Interdisciplinary Centre for the Study of Religion and World View, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Ethn Health 16:259-78. 2011
    ..In Belgium, dominant ideological traditions--Christianity and non-religious humanism--have the floor in debates on euthanasia and hardly any attention is paid to the practices and attitudes of ethnic and religious minorities, for instance,..
  65. ncbi Surveys on attitudes to active euthanasia and the difficulty of drawing normative conclusions
    T Nilstun
    Department of Medical Ethics, Lund University, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 28:111-6. 2000
    To present surveys on active euthanasia and to discuss what normative conclusions can be drawn.
  66. ncbi 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.
  67. ncbi Attitudes of oncologists toward euthanasia in Turkey
    Atilla Senih Mayda
    Duzce Medical School, Abant Izzet Baysal University, Department of Public Health, Konuralp Duzce, Turkey
    Palliat Support Care 3:221-5. 2005
    There have been intensive debates about euthanasia and attempts to change laws on euthanasia in all countries...
  68. ncbi Development and communication of written ethics policies on euthanasia in Catholic hospitals and nursing homes in Belgium (Flanders)
    Chris Gastmans
    Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Patient Educ Couns 63:188-95. 2006
    To describe whether and how Catholic hospitals and nursing homes in Belgium (Flanders) have developed written ethics policies on euthanasia and communicated these policies to their employees, patients, and patient's relatives.
  69. ncbi Accusations of murder and euthanasia in end-of-life care
    Lewis Cohen
    J Palliat Med 8:1096-104. 2005
  70. ncbi Euthanasia in palliative care journals
    Maaike A Hermsen
    Department of Ethics, Philosophy, and History of Medicine, University Medical Center Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Pain Symptom Manage 23:517-25. 2002
    ..The controversial issue of euthanasia significantly provokes moral reflection on the care for dying patients...
  71. ncbi Euthanasia, therapeutic obstinacy or something else? An Italian case
    Salvatore Maurizio Maggiore
    Intensive Care Med 31:997-8. 2005
  72. ncbi Attitudes toward end-of-life situations other than euthanasia and assisted suicide among Portuguese oncologists
    José António Ferraz Gonçalves
    Instituto Portugues de Oncologia, UCP R, Rua Dr Antonio Bernardino de Almeida, Porto, Portugal
    Support Care Cancer 18:1271-7. 2010
    The aim of this study was to determine the attitude of Portuguese oncologists toward end-of-life situations other than euthanasia and assisted suicide.
  73. pmc What people close to death say about euthanasia and assisted suicide: a qualitative study
    A Chapple
    DIPEx, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    J Med Ethics 32:706-10. 2006
    To explore the experiences of people with a "terminal illness", focusing on the patients' perspective of euthanasia and assisted suicide.
  74. ncbi Palliative care nurses' views on euthanasia
    Charlotte Verpoort
    Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 47:592-600. 2004
    In debates on euthanasia legalization in Belgium, the voices of nurses were scarcely heard. Yet studies have shown that nurses are involved in the caring process surrounding euthanasia...
  75. ncbi Euthanasia and palliative care in The Netherlands: an analysis of the latest developments
    Bert Gordijn
    Department of Ethics, Philosophy and History of Medicine, University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Health Care Anal 12:195-207. 2004
    This article discusses the latest developments regarding euthanasia and palliative care in The Netherlands. On the one hand, a legally codified practice of euthanasia has been established...
  76. pmc Surveys on attitudes towards legalisation of euthanasia: importance of question phrasing
    J Hagelin
    Synalsvagen 10, SE 757 57 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Med Ethics 30:521-3. 2004
    To explore whether the phrasing of the questions and the response alternatives would influence the answers to questions about legalisation of euthanasia.
  77. ncbi French hospital nurses' opinion about euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide: a national phone survey
    M K Bendiane
    INSERM U, Universite Aix Marseille, IRD, UMR, ORS PACA, Observatoire Régional de la Santé Provence Alpes Côte d Azur, France
    J Med Ethics 35:238-44. 2009
    Hospital nurses are frequently the first care givers to receive a patient's request for euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide (PAS)...
  78. ncbi Role of nurses in institutional ethics policies on euthanasia
    Chris Gastmans
    Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 54:53-61. 2006
    This paper reports the findings of a survey that investigated whether Flemish Catholic hospitals and nursing homes had developed written ethics policies on euthanasia and how the role of nurses was described in these policies.
  79. ncbi Palliative options of last resort: a comparison of voluntarily stopping eating and drinking, terminal sedation, physician-assisted suicide, and voluntary active euthanasia
    T E Quill
    Program for Biopsychosocial Studies, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY, USA
    JAMA 278:2099-104. 1997
    ..face of ethical and legal controversy about the acceptability of physician-assisted suicide and voluntary active euthanasia, voluntarily stopping eating and drinking and terminal sedation have been proposed as ethically superior ..
  80. pmc Doctors' opinions on euthanasia, end of life care, and doctor-patient communication: telephone survey in France
    P Peretti-Watel
    Regional Center for Disease Control of South Eastern France, 13006 Marseille, France
    BMJ 327:595-6. 2003
  81. ncbi The actuality and the historical background of covert Euthanasia in Albania
    Gëzim Boçari
    Faculty of Medicine, Tirana, Albania
    J Med Ethics 36:842-4. 2010
    b>Euthanasia is not legal in Albania, yet there is strong evidence that euthanising a terminally ill patient is not an unknown concept for the Albanians...
  82. ncbi Living to the bitter end? A personalist approach to euthanasia in persons with severe dementia
    Chris Gastmans
    Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 35, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Bioethics 24:78-86. 2010
    ..In this context, some people consider euthanasia as a way to avoid total deterioration...
  83. ncbi Medical ethics and double effect: the case of terminal sedation
    Joseph Boyle
    Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, St Michael s College, Ontario, Canada
    Theor Med Bioeth 25:51-60. 2004
    ..worry that the requirements of established palliative care are incompatible with moral and legal opposition to euthanasia. This paper explains how the doctrine of double effect can be relied on to distinguish terminal sedation from ..
  84. ncbi Attitudes toward palliative care, conceptions of euthanasia and opinions about its legalization among French physicians
    P Peretti-Watel
    Regional Center for Disease Control of South Eastern France, Marseille, France
    Soc Sci Med 60:1781-93. 2005
    ..that actors of the professionalization process of palliative care make a special effort to demarcate it from euthanasia, and that such an effort has a significant impact on beliefs and attitudes toward euthanasia among the whole ..
  85. ncbi Religion and nurses' attitudes to euthanasia and physician assisted suicide
    Joris Gielen
    Interdisciplinary Centre for the Study of Religion and World View, Leuven, Belgium
    Nurs Ethics 16:303-18. 2009
    ..of empirical studies we aimed to assess the influence of religion and world view on nurses' attitudes towards euthanasia and physician assisted suicide...
  86. ncbi Euthanasia: an overview and the jewish perspective
    Benjamin Gesundheit
    Unit of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Cancer Immunotherapy and Immunobiology Research Center, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem
    Cancer Invest 24:621-9. 2006
    End-of-life care poses fundamental ethical problems to clinicians. Defining euthanasia is a difficult and complex task, which causes confusion in its practical clinical application...
  87. ncbi Euthanasia, assisted suicide and psychiatry: a Pandora's box
    Brendan D Kelly
    Br J Psychiatry 181:278-9. 2002
  88. ncbi End-of-life decision-making in six European countries: descriptive study
    Agnes van der Heide
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 362:345-50. 2003
    ..We aimed to investigate frequency and characteristics of end-of-life decision-making practices in six European countries: Belgium, Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Switzerland...
  89. ncbi Morphine prescription in end-of-life care and euthanasia: French home nurses' opinions
    Marc Karim Bendiane
    Southeastern Health Regional Observatory, ORS PACA, Marseilles, France
    J Opioid Manag 3:21-6. 2007
    This study aimed to investigate factors that might lead French homecare nurses to consider the prescription of high-dose morphine to terminally ill patients to be euthanasia.
  90. ncbi Opinions concerning euthanasia, life-sustaining treatment and acceleration of death: results of an Italian Association of Medical Oncology (AIOM) survey
    C Catania
    New Drugs Development Unit, Medical Oncology Division, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 19:1947-54. 2008
    Advance directives, acceleration of death, euthanasia and 'life-sustaining treatment' have sparked much heated debate among the media, the public, doctors and political leaders...
  91. ncbi Physicians' labelling of end-of-life practices: a hypothetical case study
    H M Buiting
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Ethics 36:24-9. 2010
    To investigate why physicians label end-of-life acts as either 'euthanasia/ending of life' or 'alleviation of symptoms/palliative or terminal sedation', and to study the association of such labelling with intended reporting of these acts.
  92. pmc Voluntary euthanasia in Northern Ireland: general practitioners' beliefs, experiences, and actions
    K J McGlade
    Dept of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast
    Br J Gen Pract 50:794-7. 2000
    There has been much recent interest in the press and among the profession on the subject of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide...
  93. pmc Doctors' and nurses' attitudes towards and experiences of voluntary euthanasia: survey of members of the Japanese Association of Palliative Medicine
    A Asai
    Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Konoe-cho, Yoshida, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
    J Med Ethics 27:324-30. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate Japanese doctors' and nurses' attitudes towards and practices of voluntary euthanasia (VE) and to compare their attitudes and practices in this regard...
  94. ncbi A nation-wide study on the practice of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in community and hospital pharmacies in The Netherlands
    H S Lau
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacotherapy, Utrecht Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Netherlands
    Pharm World Sci 22:3-9. 2000
    In recent years the attitudes and practices of euthanasia (E) and physician-assisted suicide (PAS) among health care workers have been evaluated in different countries...
  95. pmc Terminal sedation: source of a restless ethical debate
    Johannes J M van Delden
    J Med Ethics 33:187-8. 2007
  96. pmc When is physician assisted suicide or euthanasia acceptable?
    S Frileux
    Centre for Research in Psychopathology, Mirail University, Toulouse, France
    J Med Ethics 29:330-6. 2003
    To discover what factors affect lay people's judgments of the acceptability of physician assisted suicide and euthanasia and how these factors interact.
  97. ncbi Attitudes on euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide and terminal sedation--a survey of the members of the German Association for Palliative Medicine
    H C Müller-Busch
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Therapy and Palliative Care, GK Havelhöhe, D 14089 Berlin, Germany
    Med Health Care Philos 7:333-9. 2004
    Due to recent legislations on euthanasia and its current practice in the Netherlands and Belgium, issues of end-of-life medicine have become very vital in many European countries...
  98. ncbi Origins of the desire for euthanasia and assisted suicide in people with HIV-1 or AIDS: a qualitative study
    J V Lavery
    University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 358:362-7. 2001
    b>Euthanasia and assisted suicide, and policies to address them are the subjects of contentious debate in many countries. However, the question of why people desire euthanasia or assisted suicide has not been coherently answered...
  99. ncbi Terminal sedation in palliative medicine--definition and review of the literature
    J D Cowan
    Palliative Medicine of East Tennessee, Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville 37804-5016, USA
    Support Care Cancer 9:403-7. 2001
    ..A good response--defined as adequate sedation--ranged between 75% and 100%. The median time to death following the introduction of terminal sedation was greater than 1 day. No agent appears to have superior efficacy or limiting toxicity...
  100. pmc Being "tired of life" is not grounds for euthanasia
    Tony Sheldon
    BMJ 326:71. 2003
  101. ncbi Euthanasia revisited
    D V K Chao
    Department of Family Medicine, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong
    Fam Pract 19:128-34. 2002
    b>Euthanasia is a debatable issue. It is illegal all over the world...

Research Grants62

  1. Novel, Rapidly Translatable Technologies for Healing Long Bone Segmental Defects
    Christopher H Evans; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In these two Specific Aims, healing will be monitored by weekly X-ray until euthanasia at week 8...
  2. PARP Inhibitor and Redox Catalyst for Ventilatory Trauma
    Prakash Jagtap; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by bronchoalveolar lavage (BALF) of the left lung will be undertaken 4 h after the onset of MV, directly before euthanasia, allowing for determination of gas exchange and the PCO2/Minute Volume Ratio...
  3. Sleep in Rats: From Conceptualization to Measurement, Analysis and Interpretation
    Gayle Giboney Page; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..plain water preference is monitored daily from 1 week prior to social defeat / novel cage exposure through euthanasia to indicate anhedonia...
  4. College of Medicine Phoenix Campus Vivarium Phase I Construction
    William M Crist; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, areas will be dedicated to clean and dirty cage, food and bedding storage;animal receiving;euthanasia and veterinary procedures;surgical facilities, and procedure rooms for physiological measurement, telemetry, ..
  5. A Novel Monkey Model for Parkinson's Drug Discovery
    Howard J Federoff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..At euthanasia brains will be harvested for histological analysis of neuropathology, neurochemistry and gene expression...
  6. Aspirin-PC for Chemoprevention of Colorectal Cancer
    Lenard M Lichtenberger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..At euthanasia we will measure aberrant crypt formation (ACF) of the colonic mucosa as an index of dysplasia and of the test ..
  7. Caliper Life Sciences IVIS Lumina II imaging system
    Brad T Cookson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..kinetics and distribution of replicating infectious agents within individual living animals without the need for euthanasia. This system dramatically increases the amount of data that can be collected from individual animals and reduces ..
  8. Novel emulsion-based formulation of the anti-glaucoma MSH-1001 for improved topic
    Ronald A Wassel; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..At different time points (0.25, 0.5, 1, 2, 4, and 8hrs), eyes will be enucleated following euthanasia. Aqueous humor will then carefully be dissected and The MSH- 1001 quantified by LC-MS...
  9. HYALURONIC ACID/TGF-B COMPOSITE TO TREAT OSTEOARTHRITIS
    STEVEN KINCAID; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Injections will be given at 4-day intervals for 28 days. After euthanasia of all dogs on day 88, articular cartilage will be analyzed for proteoglycan content and rate of synthesis by ..
  10. Oral administration of TeaMemTM inhibits Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis
    Jun Tan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Furthermore, following more long-term TeaMemTM administration, cognitive testing will be done prior to euthanasia. In Aim 2, we will employ oral administration of TeaMemTM in the presence or absence of piperine to Tg2576 mice ..
  11. Noninvasive Monitoring of Tissue-engineered Constructs by US Elasticity Imaging
    Kang Kim; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Current analysis methods are destructive, requiring animal euthanasia and explanting the construct for histological and direct mechanical characterization...
  12. PC-NSAIDs for Chemoprevention of Colorectal Cancer
    Lenard M Lichtenberger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Measures of GI bleeding and injury will be assessed at euthanasia to assess the GI safety of the test formulations...
  13. MSKCC Vivarium
    Thomas J Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..changing stations;biological safety cabinets;and specialized IVCS designed for safe and efficient rodent CO2 euthanasia. The requested funds will be used entirely in support of American jobs...
  14. FAILURE MECHANISMS OF REVISION JOINT REPLACEMENT
    Joan Bechtold; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..At euthanasia, anteroposterior and lateral radiographs will be obtained and bacterial cultures will be taken, and the block of ..
  15. Development and Improvement of an Animal Resource Core
    Dale Bredesen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..for induction of specific transgenic lines, ovarian transfer surgeries, breeding colony maintenance, euthanasia training and services, perfusions, necropsy services, routine serology monitoring and testing, quarantine ..
  16. Enabling ACL Repair Using Proprietary Collagen Device
    Emma Wright; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..with less medial meniscus tears and chondromalacia on medial femoral condyle and medial tibial plateau at euthanasia. Our goal is met when 80% <lameness of 3...
  17. NURSES AND THE NAZI EUTHANASIA PROGRAMS
    Susan Benedict; Fiscal Year: 2000
    The purpose of this project about the role of nurses in the euthanasia programs of Nazi Germany is to continue research using primary source documents and to develop a book length manuscript...
  18. NURSES AND THE NAZI EUTHANASIA PROGRAMS
    Susan Benedict; Fiscal Year: 1999
    The purpose of this project about the role of nurses in the euthanasia programs of Nazi Germany is to continue research using primary source documents and to develop a book length manuscript...
  19. GENE EXPRESSION-ENVIRONMENT LINK IN CEREBRAL ISCHEMIA
    TERESITA BRIONES; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Animals in the behavioral group will be tested in cognitive and sensory motor function before euthanasia. Sensory motor function will be tested using rope climbing and rotating rode tests while cognitive function will ..
  20. Preservation of ejaculated mouse spermatozoa
    MONIKA WARD; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The collection of spermatozoa from mice is limited to techniques that involve euthanasia and result in a death of the male, precluding him from further breeding...
  21. A THERAPEUTIC MODEL FOR CEREBRAL ISCHEMIA
    TERESITA BRIONES; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Animals in the behavior group will be tested in the water maze for 18 days before euthanasia. Electron microscopy and the physical dissector method will be used to assess neuron damage while ..
  22. Smoking and Ethanol-Induced Defects in Pneumonia Defense
    MARTHA GENTRY NIELSEN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Bacteremia will be correlated with mortality for 10-days post-infection with the use of a hypothermia model to predict death and determine the appropriate time for euthanasia.
  23. ADVANCED MR SPECTROSCOPY OF SIV BRAIN INJURY
    Ramon Gonzalez; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..with a neurovirulent SIV strain will be studied with MRS at regular and frequent intervals, until death or euthanasia. The gray and white matter volumes will be measured and compared with those of age- and sex-matched macaque ..
  24. Induction of breast cancer in MMTVneu mice
    William Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Once a month during the study and following euthanasia, blood will be drawn and circulating estradiol levels will be examined for alterations caused by 4- nonylphenol...
  25. IMPROVED BARRIER HOUSING FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BLDG
    Glen Gaulton; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These outbreaks have had a devastating effect on the research activities of the faculty and resulted in euthanasia of numerous animals...
  26. Novel Technologies For Skin-Specific Gene Expression
    JOHN KLEMENT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Secondly, the skin is accessible, permitting easy tissue sampling without euthanasia or surgery and also visual inspection for phenotypic changes...
  27. OVARIAN STEROID REGULATION OF SEROTONIN IN PRIMATES
    CYNTHIA LOUISE BETHEA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Altogether, we will show that ovarian steroids support serotonin neuron survival and we will provide pivotal underlying genomic mechanisms. ..
  28. PERITONEAL DELIVERY OF ANTINEOPLASTIC MACROMOLECULES
    MICHAEL FLESSNER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  29. Measuring hopelessness at the end of life
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  30. Rhesus Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Serotonin Neurons
    CYNTHIA BETHEA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The knowledge obtained from this work will lead to novel treatments for psychoneuropathologies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Effects of Hyaluronan on Interstitial Convection
    MICHAEL FLESSNER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of this research project will provide a basis for future work designed to preserve or enhance the transport characteristics of peritoneal tissue during chronic dialysis. ..
  32. Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Stalking Offenders
    Barry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. AN INTEGRATED MODEL OF INTERVERTEBRAL DISC FUNCTION
    Ian Stokes; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..and the local conditions that can influence its metabolism, eventual composition and function in three-dimensions. ..
  34. Development of West Nile virus surveillance systems and
    Larry Clark; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will provide both a risk management simulation model and empirical surveillance system. ..
  35. A Program for Expanding ELSI Undergraduate Pedagogy
    Ronald Green; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This proposal represents a logical next step in the employment of the skills and resources we have developed at Dartmouth for undergraduate ELSI education. ..
  36. Role of Leucine Metabolism in Leucine Signaling
    CHRISTOPHER JOHN LYNCH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The implication of our ongoing research is that blocking the first step in BCAA metabolism with a drug, or to a less extent increasing dietary BCAAs, will promote weight loss. ..
  37. Managing Incidental Findings and Research Results in Genomic Biobanks and Archive
    Susan M Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. Impact of Puberty on the Kidney in Diabetes
    PASCALE LANE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Health implications: New treatments to prevent diabetic kidney disease, the most important cause of kidney failure in the US, may emerge from a better understanding of a naturally protected state such as the prepubertal animal. ..
  39. PanAmerican Society for Pigment Cell Research (PASPCR)
    Frank Meyskens; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Toward Optimal End-of-Life Care in the PICU
    Robert Truog; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  41. INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR UNDERGRADUATES
    Clinton Rubin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Indeed, it is hoped that the most successful of these students will enter our own graduate training programs in the biomedical sciences. ..
  42. A Female Mouse Model to Study Recurrent Genital Herpes
    Margaret Parr; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. Non-invasive assessment of murine intraocular pressure
    John Danias; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  44. DESIRE FOR DEATH AMONG TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS WITH AIDS
    William Breitbart; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  45. Improving Care for Children with Advanced Cancer
    Joanne Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. Complement activation in glaucoma
    John Danias; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings from this work will have wider implications for other neurodegenerative disease. ..
  47. End of Life Nursing Education through Graduate Programs
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. ..
  48. DEVELOPING AND IMPROVING INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL RESOURCES
    Samuel Cartner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The requested equipment will be a part of the infrastructure needed to maintain and support the growth of a nationally and internationally recognized interdisciplinary research program. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. Liposomal Opioids Extend Analgesia in Laboratory Animals
    Lisa Krugner Higby; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If proven efficacious, these analgesic regimens would lead to a significant change in the post-surgical care of animals used in biomedical research and veterinary medicine. ..
  50. Canine Multiple System Degeneration: A Novel Animal Model of Parkinsonism
    DENNIS O BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This research will develop a novel animal model of the disease which can be used to test theories about the cause and develop new therapies. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. Progressive scoliosis deformity in intervertebral disc
    Ian Stokes; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These approaches may include improvements in brace design, new possibilities for muscle rehabilitation, and surgical procedures aimed at early, minimally invasive modification of spinal growth. ..
  52. DEVELOPING AND IMPROVING INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL RESOURCES
    Samuel Cartner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Intervention with High-Risk, Runaway Youth
    Elizabeth Arnold; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. MRI, MIT, and MRS of MPS VII and Krabbe Disease
    Charles Vite; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..x0a; ..
  55. A Canine Model for Human X-Linked Ectodermal Dysplasia
    Margret Casal; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, the HED dogs will be examined to demonstrate that a specific immune deficiency is responsible for pulmonary disease rather than the previously thought lack of respiratory mucoid glands. ..
  56. Chemoprevention of Oral Cancer with BBIC
    Frank Meyskens; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  57. Ultrasound contrast agent enhances ultarsound assisted thrombolysis in stroke
    Azita Soltani; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. ETHANOL METABOLISM IN PREGNANCY--ROLE OF DIET
    Martin Ronis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  59. ETHANOL EFFECTS ON BONE FORMATION IN PREGNANCY
    Martin Ronis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The role of CYP2E1 and free radicals in the skeletal toxicity of ethanol during these periods will also be studied. ..
  60. Reducing Barriers to Pain and Fatigue Management
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  61. Role of Cytokines in Two Hit Organ Injury
    Jean Nemzek; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Successful completion of these aims could impact current two hit theories and use of immune therapy in septic patients exposed to additional inflammatory insults. ..