right to die
Summary: The right of the patient or the patient's representative to make decisions with regard to the patient's dying.
Publications216 found, 100 shown here
- Depression in the context of disability and the "right to die"Carol J Gill
Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60608, USA
Theor Med Bioeth 25:171-98. 2004..mediated stressors, there is no theoretical or empirical evidence to indicate that depression and its role in the "right to die" is dynamically different, more natural, or more reasonable for disabled people than for non-disabled people.
- An ethical dilemma in a hospice settingRobin L McMahon
The Catholic University of America, National Catholic School of Social Service, Washington, DC, USA
Palliat Support Care 1:79-87. 2003..Lack of societal consensus on the parameters of a terminally ill person's right to die continues to confound at times the health care field, including hospice programs...
- Preferences of the Dutch general public for a good death and associations with attitudes towards end-of-life decision-makingJudith 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...
- Living and dying with dignity: a qualitative study of the views of older people in nursing homesSue Hall
King s College London, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, London, UK
Age Ageing 38:411-6. 2009..most older people living in nursing homes die there. An empirically based model of dignity has been developed, which forms the basis of a brief psychotherapy to help promote dignity and reduce distress at the end of life...
- Why Oregon patients request assisted death: family members' viewsLinda Ganzini
Columbia Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Health Services Research and Development, Research Service R and D 66, Portland VAMC, Portland, OR 97239, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:154-7. 2008..Physician assisted death (PAD) was legalized through Oregon's Death with Dignity Act in 1994 and enacted in 1997...
- Evaluation of competence to consent to assisted suicide: views of forensic psychiatristsL Ganzini
Department of Psychiatry, Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregan Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, 97207, USA
Am J Psychiatry 157:595-600. 2000..The authors surveyed a national sample of forensic psychiatrists in the United States regarding the process, thresholds, and standards that should be used to determine competence to consent to assisted suicide...
- Caring for the dying: from a "negative" to a "positive" legal right to die at homeIsrael Doron
Department of Gerontology, Faculty of Health and Social Welfare, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel 31905
Care Manag J 6:22-8. 2005..absence of such legal research is contrasted by the vast amount of academic writing on the legal aspects of the right to die with dignity and euthanasia...
- Why The Netherlands?Raphael Cohen-Almagor
University of Haifa, Israel
J Law Med Ethics 30:95-104. 2002
- Judgement of suffering in the case of a euthanasia request in The NetherlandsJ 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...
- Assessing right to die attitudes: a conceptually guided measurement modelJ R Rogers
Department of Counseling, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555 3257, USA
J Soc Issues 52:63-84. 1996..discusses the current status of research regarding the assessment of attitudes toward euthanasia and other right to die constructs with a focus on conceptual and methodological issues hindering advancement in this area...
- End-of-life decision-making in six European countries: descriptive studyAgnes 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...
- Dignity in the terminally ill: a developing empirical modelHarvey Max Chochinov
Department of Psychiatry PX246, University of Manitoba, PsycHealth Centre, Winnipeg, Canada
Soc Sci Med 54:433-43. 2002..The concept of dignity and the dignity model offer a way of understanding how patients face advancing terminal illness. This will serve to promote dignity and the quality of life of patients nearing death...
- Dutch criteria of due care for physician-assisted dying in medical practice: a physician perspectiveH M Buiting
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Med Ethics 34:e12. 2008..This study investigates whether physicians experience problems with these criteria in medical practice...
- Dignity therapy: a novel psychotherapeutic intervention for patients near the end of lifeHarvey Max Chochinov
Department of Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Canada
J Clin Oncol 23:5520-5. 2005..The objective of this study was to establish the feasibility of dignity therapy and determine its impact on various measures of psychosocial and existential distress...
- The patient dignity inventory: a novel way of measuring dignity-related distress in palliative careHarvey Max Chochinov
Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
J Pain Symptom Manage 36:559-71. 2008..Identifying these sources of distress is a critical step toward understanding human suffering and should help clinicians deliver quality, dignity-conserving end-of-life care...
- Design of the Advance Directives Cohort: a study of end-of-life decision-making focusing on Advance DirectivesMatthijs P S van Wijmen
Department Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, 1081 BT, The Netherlands
BMC Public Health 10:166. 2010..There is still a lot unclear about ADs. We designed a study aimed at investigating the whole process from the formulating of an AD to its actual use at the end of life...
- Legal physician-assisted dying in Oregon and the Netherlands: evidence concerning the impact on patients in "vulnerable" groupsMargaret P Battin
Department of Philosophy, Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
J Med Ethics 33:591-7. 2007..To assess this concern, the authors examined data from Oregon and the Netherlands, the two principal jurisdictions in which physician-assisted dying is legal and data have been collected over a substantial period...
- Depression, euthanasia, and improving end-of-life careEzekiel J Emanuel
J Clin Oncol 23:6456-8. 2005
- Honoring the patient's wishes or passive euthanasia?Steven J Baumrucker
Quillen College of Medicine, Rogersville, Tennessee, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 21:233-6. 2004
- A new legal frame for end of life in FranceC Manaouil
Consultation of Forensic Medicine, Amiens, France
J Med Ethics 33:278. 2007
- Dying young: cues from the courtsRhonda Gay Hartman
School of Medicine and Center for Bioethics and Health Law, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:615-9. 2004
- End-of-life challenges: honoring autonomySharon M Valente
Department of Veterans Affairs and the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Cancer Nurs 27:314-9. 2004..JAMA. 2000;284:2907-2911). Ethical issues and guidelines for management of patients and evaluation of rationality are presented...
- Patient control and end-of-life care part I: the advanced practice nurse perspectiveDeborah L Volker
Austin School of Nursing, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 31:945-53. 2004....
- Is the clock ticking for terminally ill patients in Israel? Preliminary comment on a proposal for a bill of rights for the terminally illY M Barilan
Dept Medicine B, Kfar Saba, Israel
J Med Ethics 30:353-7; discussion 358. 2004..The solution arrived at was to install timers in the ventilators so as to allow them to expire automatically unless the patient wishes for their resetting...
- Dying and decision making--evolution of end-of-life optionsTimothy E Quill
University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
N Engl J Med 350:2029-32. 2004
- Ethical principles in end-of-life decisions in different European countriesJean Louis Vincent
Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
Swiss Med Wkly 134:65-8. 2004..Here we will discuss the current situation across Europe, based on the findings from three large international studies...
- Physician-assisted death: dying with dignity?Peter Reagan
Lancet Neurol 2:637-43. 2003
- [Ethical considerations in 2005 on geriatric patients' end of life]W Vogel
Ev Krankenhaus Gesundbrunnen, Zentrum für Geriatrie und Neurologische Frührehabilitation, Am Krähenberg 1, 34369, Hofgeismar
Z Gerontol Geriatr 38:I28-30. 2005..Aged patients deserve the full range of modern medical care, but they also have the right to die in dignity when their time has come...
- Doctors can kill--active euthanasia in South AfricaHennie Oosthuizen
Department of Criminal and Medical Law, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Med Law 22:551-60. 2003..A medical practitioner may also give effect to a patient's living will in which the patient has requested the cessation of treatment. The Act also provides for the options of active voluntary euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide...
- Comfort, compassion, dignity mark end-of-life careMarla Fern Gold
Provider 29:20-2, 25-9, 33. 2003
- Respecting the wishes of patients in intensive care unitsSatomi Kinoshita
Kanagawa University of Human Services, Faculty of Health and Social Work, School of Nursing, Yokosuka Kanagawa
Nurs Ethics 14:651-64. 2007..The results thus suggest that there has been insufficient discussion about respecting the wishes of patients undergoing intensive care...
- A life not worth living?Craig Paterson
Department of Philosophy, Providence College, Rhode Island, USA
Stud Christ Ethics 16:1-20. 2003..It is to the use of such dialectical reasoning, supportive of the status of human life as such a basic human good, that the article is primarily concerned to draw out and articulate...
- The way of suicide, assisted suicide and euthanasia, or Evangelium Vitae's way of mercy and compassion?Brigid Vout
John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, Melbourne, Australia
Linacre Q 70:301-15. 2003
- [Euthanasia as a moral problem in individual and social dimensions]Jerzy Kopania
Zakładu Bioetyki i Antropologii Filozoficznej Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku
Wiad Lek 55:256-9. 2002..It is also argued that an assistant cannot be a doctor because in such a case we would be forced to acknowledge euthanasia as the final stage of the treatment process...
- Euthanasia and other end-of-life decisions in the Netherlands in 1990, 1995, and 2001Bregje 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...
- Terminal sedation: palliative care for intractable pain, post Glucksberg and QuillRob McStay
Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
Am J Law Med 29:45-76. 2003
- Opinions on suicide: a web-based discussion group in a programme on biomedical ethics in PakistanN Anwar
Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, 7A Block R3, JoharTown, Lahore, Punjab 54000, Pakistan
Indian J Med Ethics 4:181-3. 2007
- Measuring quality of dying in end-stage renal diseaseLewis M Cohen
Department of Psychiatry, Baystate Medical Center, West Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
Semin Dial 17:376-9. 2004..The results are summarized, and they should hopefully form a basis for the development of additional research and clinical measurement tools...
- A critical analysis of criticisms of the Oregon Death with Dignity ActJames L Werth
Department of Psychology, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325 4301, USA
Death Stud 29:1-27. 2005..The authors examine each of these areas of concern and find criticisms to be unfounded given the research and analyses conducted to date...
- Crossing the 'bright line'--difficult decisions at the end of lifeIlora Finlay
Baroness Finlay of Llandaff, Velindre NHS Trust, Whitchurch, Cardiff
Clin Med 6:398-402. 2006..Following Gee's esteemed lead--for he was celebrated for his clinical descriptions--I will unashamedly use doctor-patient experiences to illustrate my points, particularly around end-of-life decisions...
- The law regarding assisted dying for the terminally ill in the UKBridgit Dimond
University of Glamorgan
Int J Palliat Nurs 11:582-3; discussion 584. 2005..It is not certain that the Bill will obtain legislative approval and, if it does, there are statutory provisions for monitoring each assisted death...
- Une mort tres douce: end-of-life decisions in France; reflections from a Dutch perspectiveMargje H Haverkamp
Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Med Health Care Philos 9:367-76. 2006..The French vigilance of professional autonomy provides a valuable example to the Dutch. The Dutch, in return, offer the French concrete examples for ELD policy...
- The case for physician assisted suicide: how can it possibly be proven?E Dahl
Center for Bioethics and Humanities, State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, 725 Irving Avenue, Suite 406, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
J Med Ethics 32:335-8. 2006..In this brief paper, we suggest some ways that may enable us to weigh the risks and benefits of legalisation more fairly and, hopefully, allow us to close the case for physician assisted suicide...
- Heroic frames: discursive constructions around the requested death movement in Australia in the late-1990sFran McInerney
School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Soc Sci Med 62:654-67. 2006..The dominance of this heroic discourse suggests that such media and movement frames worked in tandem to both resonate with and reinforce popular Australian notions of terminal illness and dying in the late 20th century...
- [Euthanasia in patients with cancer and the continuous-care providers]Carlos Camps Herrero
Servicio de Oncologia Medica, Consorcio Hospital General Universitario de Valencia, Espana
Clin Transl Oncol 7:278-84. 2005....
- Pacemakers and end-of-life decisionsDavid McQuoid-Mason
University of KwaZulu Natal
S Afr Med J 95:566, 568. 2005
- Allow natural death: a more humane approach to discussing end-of-life directivesCrissy Knox
Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA
J Emerg Nurs 31:560-1. 2005
- Framing euthanasiaJ P Bishop
Peninsula Medical School, Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro TR1 3HD
J Med Ethics 32:225-8. 2006
- [Palliative death assisting -- assisted death -- voluntary death assisting -- killing on demand. To let live and die]Friederike Klein
MMW Fortschr Med 147:4-6, 8. 2005
- Bioethical issues concerning death: death, dying, and end-of-life rightsTheresa Porter
University of Tennessee at Martin, 544 University St, Martin, TN 38238, USA
Crit Care Nurs Q 28:85-92. 2005..Americans find it difficult to deal with end-of-life issues and would rather focus on what more can be done to save a life...
- The limitations of the Dutch concept of euthanasiaMargaret Sleeboom
IAS, Leiden University, Noonnensteeg 1 3 2311, VG, Leiden, The Netherlands
Eubios J Asian Int Bioeth 13:20-6. 2003..The contending views on the decriminalisation of euthanasia seem to develop as a reaction to change in medical technology in a particular socio-political environment rather than from a unique cultural ethic...
- Dignity at the end of our days: personal, familial, and cultural locationMichael McDonald
W Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
J Palliat Care 20:163-70. 2004....
- Pity, modernity and the spectacle of sufferingAlan Radley
Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicester, UK
J Palliat Care 20:179-84. 2004..From this perspective, dignity is shown to be part of a collective response to a medicalized world in which ideas about illness and health are also being transformed...
- Harms to dignity, bioethics, and the scope of biolawEvan Simpson
Department of Philosophy, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
J Palliat Care 20:185-92. 2004....
- Living and dying with dignity: reflections on lived experienceS Kay Toombs
Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA
J Palliat Care 20:193-200. 2004..I suggest that authentic Christian community may offer an alternative culture with a radically different value system, one that enhances human dignity...
- [Dignity in the care of terminal ill and dying patients. Definitions and supportive interventions in palliative care]A Mehnert
Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg Eppendorf, BRD
Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 49:1087-96. 2006..Psychotherapeutic interventions and strategies are introduced that can help conserve the sense of dignity of patients during palliative care...
- [Pastoral care in palliative medicine]S Borck
Stadtpastor, Leiter der Ev Luth Krankenhausseelsorge in Hamburg und Umgebung, Ev Luth Kirchenkreisverband, Hamburg, BRD
Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 49:1122-31. 2006..Finally a couple of tasks and challenges concerning interreligious cooperation, the cooperating with relatives and volunteers as well as structural questions of pastoral care are mentioned...
- Symptoms, treatment and "dying peacefully" in terminally ill cancer patients: a prospective studyJean Jacques Georges
Department of Public and Occupational Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Support Care Cancer 13:160-8. 2005..The aims of this study were to describe the symptoms, their treatment during the final months of life of terminally ill cancer patients and to assess characteristics of the dying process...
- Responding to desire to die statements from patients with advanced disease: recommendations for health professionalsPeter L Hudson
Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Palliat Med 20:703-10. 2006..Multiple drafts of the recommendations were circulated to the authors for refinement until consensus was reached. Strategies for advancing the evidence base for the maturation of guidelines in this area are offered...
- Health care decision making and physician-aid-in-dying in HawaiiJames H Pietsch
William S Richardson School of Law, John A Bums School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
J Leg Med 25:303-32. 2004
- Desire for hastened death in patients with advanced disease and the evidence base of clinical guidelines: a systematic reviewPeter L Hudson
Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Austalia
Palliat Med 20:693-701. 2006..Not many research studies seem to have specifically targeted why palliative care patients may desire hastened death, and few have focused on clinical guidelines for responding to such requests...
- Consider the alternatives to assisted suicideRob Harteveldt
Nurs Times 102:15. 2006
- Dignity-based approaches in the care of terminally ill patientsGenevieve N Thompson
Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Canada
Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2:49-53. 2008..This review seeks to clarify what is meant by dignity at the end of life, what threatens dignity, and evidence of the domains that define dignity. A model of dignity is proposed from which interventions can be derived...
- End of life care preferencesClaudia Borreani
Psychology Unit, National Cancer Institute, Milan, Italy
Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2:54-9. 2008..This review considers how end of life care preferences have been dealt with recently in the scientific literature...
- Physician-assisted suicide in Oregon: a medical perspectiveHerbert Hendin
Suicide Prevention International and New York Medical College, USA
Mich Law Rev 106:1613-40. 2008..We make explicit suggestions for what OPHD would need to do to change that...
- Washington v. Glucksberg was tragically wrongErwin Chemerinsky
Duke University, USA
Mich Law Rev 106:1501-16. 2008..The tragedy of Washington v. Glucksberg is that every day across the country, terminally ill patients are being forced to suffer longer and being denied an essential aspect of their autonomy and personhood...
- From the right to die to the duty to die? Joint Declaration of the Episcopal College of the Church of England and the Catholic Episcopal Conference of England and Wales given to the Committee of the House of Lords on the Bill on Assisted Death for the TerRowan Williams
Dolentium Hominum 19:47-9. 2004
- Foreword: can Glucksberg survive Lawrence? Another look at the end of life and personal autonomyYale Kamisar
University of San Diego and University of Michigan, USA
Mich Law Rev 106:1453-78. 2008..Allowing a patient to die at some point is a practical condition upon the successful operation of medicine. The same can hardly be said of PAS...
- Legal aspects of end-of-life decisions in Italy: the penal relevance of the limitation of treatment in the terminally ill and the problem of causality by omission. The legal puzzle of end-of-life care in Italy: is therapeutic limitation in the terminally E P Fabris
Universita di Padova, Internazionale, Comunitario, Dipartimento di Diritto Pubblico, Padova, Italy
Eur J Anaesthesiol Suppl 42:58-65. 2008....
- A comparative study of the law of palliative care and end-of-life treatmentDanuta Mendelson
School of Law, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
J Law Med Ethics 31:130-43. 2003
- Physicians attitudes toward DNR of terminally ill cancer patients in TaiwanCo Shi Chantal Chao
Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University
J Nurs Res 10:161-7. 2002..The DNR order finally gained its legal base for medical practice. The limitation of this study was the low response rate. However, since the subjects, physicians, had a busy work load, this was still an acceptable response rate...
- To die, to sleep: US physicians' religious and other objections to physician-assisted suicide, terminal sedation, and withdrawal of life supportFarr A Curlin
Pritzker School of Medicine, Universtiy of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 25:112-20. 2008....
- Quality of life and end-of-life decisionmakingAlan Meisel
Center for Bioethics and Health Law, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Qual Life Res 12:91-4. 2003..Yet there has been a great deal of reluctance by courts--which have been the primary engine of lawmaking in end-of-life matters--to use this concept overtly...
- Assisted suicide as conducted by a "Right-to-Die"-society in Switzerland: a descriptive analysis of 43 consecutive casesA Frei
Psychiatriezentrum Luzern, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 131:375-80. 2001....
- Euthanasia and assisted suicide: comparison of legal aspects in Switzerland and other countriesS Burkhardt
Institut Universitaire de Medecine Legale, 9 Avenue de Champel, 1211 Geneve 4, Switzerland
Med Sci Law 46:287-94. 2006..The application of these practices has become simplified in recent years and societies for the right to die with dignity based on this principle have come into being (Exit and Dignitas)...
- Assisted suicide by oxygen deprivation with helium at a Swiss right-to-die organisationRussel D Ogden
Groningen University, Groningen, The Netherlands
J Med Ethics 36:174-9. 2010..In Switzerland, right-to-die organisations assist their members with suicide by lethal drugs, usually barbiturates. One organisation, Dignitas, has experimented with oxygen deprivation as an alternative to sodium pentobarbital...
- Affirming the right to care, preserving the right to die: disorders of consciousness and neuroethics after SchiavoJoseph J Fins
Division of Medical Ethics, New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, 435 East 70th Street, Suite 4 J, New York, NY 10021, USA
Palliat Support Care 4:169-78. 2006..Once the complexity of disorders of consciousness is appreciated, rhetorical statements about a right to die or a right to life are exposed as being incompatible with the challenge of providing care to such patients...
- Open regulation and practice in assisted dyingG Bosshard
Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 132:527-34. 2002..These two concepts allow appreciation of distinctions between the roles of the physician in end-of-life practices and between assisted suicide and voluntary active euthanasia...
- The locked-in syndrome : what is it like to be conscious but paralyzed and voiceless?Steven Laureys
Neurology Department and Cyclotron Research Center, University of Liege, Sart Tilman B30, 4000 Liege, Belgium
Prog Brain Res 150:495-511. 2005..Patients suffering from LIS should not be denied the right to die - and to die with dignity - but also, and more importantly, they should not be denied the right to live - and ..
- Reasons why people in Switzerland seek assisted suicide: the view of patients and physiciansSusanne Fischer
Evaluation Office, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 139:333-8. 2009..We examined the reasons physicians provided for writing the prescription and the reasons patients gave for requesting assistance in dying...
- Deciding life and death in the courtroom. From Quinlan to Cruzan, Glucksberg, and Vacco--a brief history and analysis of constitutional protection of the 'right to die'L O Gostin
Georgetown Johns Hopkins University Program on Law and Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
JAMA 278:1523-8. 1997This article analyzes judicial determinations on the "right to die" from Quinlan to Cruzan, Glucksberg, and Vacco. The body of law known as right-to-die cases extends ordinary treatment refusal doctrine to end-of-life decisions...
- [Euthanasia--a moral choice?]Olafur Arni Sveinsson
Laeknir og Heimspekingur
Laeknabladid 93:543-51. 2007..Proponents of euthanasia mostly argue for euthanasia on two grounds. Firstly, that the patient has a right to die and secondly, that there is no substantial difference between euthanasia and palliative care...
- Undertaking the role of patient advocate: a longitudinal study of nursing studentsInsaf Altun
Kocaeli University, Turkey
Nurs Ethics 10:462-71. 2003..were also asked: if quality of life should be a criterion for discontinuing treatment; if patients have the right to die and the right to refuse treatment; if patients should be assisted to die or helped to undergo active euthanasia;..
- 748 cases of suicide assisted by a Swiss right-to-die organisationGeorg Bosshard
Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 133:310-7. 2003..This study is a retrospective analysis of all case files of assisted suicide kept during the period 1990-2000 by "Exit Deutsche Schweiz", the largest Swiss right-to-die organisation...
- European public acceptance of euthanasia: socio-demographic and cultural factors associated with the acceptance of euthanasia in 33 European countriesJoachim Cohen
End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Soc Sci Med 63:743-56. 2006..Growing public sensibility to a 'right to die' for terminally ill patients has been one of the main constituents of these debates...
- What's the difference? Comparison of American and Japanese medical practiceMasami Kitano
Diplomate in Neurology American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, USA
Keio J Med 56:96-101. 2007..Recently, more people in Japan are showing interest in Dignity and Euthanasia from the point of view of "Right to die"...
- Moving from voluntary euthanasia to non-voluntary euthanasia: equality and compassionKumar Amaraskekara
Deakin University, School of Law, Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, Australia 3125
Ratio Juris 17:398-423. 2004..The removal of discrimination against the incompetent has the potential to become as potent a catch-cry as the right to die. However, the legalisation of non-voluntary euthanasia is undesirable...
- The Supreme Court's spring term: abortion, the right to die, and the decline of privacy rightsK R Wing
University of Puget Sound
J Health Polit Policy Law 15:919-28. 1990..Wing argues that these decisions reach far beyond "the abortion issue" or "the right to die." Not only have they narrowed the constitutional protection of individual privacy, but they allow states to ..
- Assisted suicide bordering on active euthanasiaG Bosshard
Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Zurich Irchel, Winterthurerstrasse 190 Bau 52, 8057, Zurich, Switzerland
Int J Legal Med 117:106-8. 2003..On the basis of the fact that she herself had switched the device on this death was classed as (assisted) suicide...
- Taking charge: death control as an emergent women's issueB J Logue
Center for Policy Research and Planning, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning, Jackson 39211 6453
Women Health 17:97-121. 1991..The dual dilemmas of "premature" versus "delayed" death are also explored in each context. Finally, the implications of social change are interpreted in light of feminist health care goals...
- Bioethics, raw and cooked: extraordinary conflict and everyday practiceCharles L Bosk
Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
J Health Soc Behav 51:S133-46. 2010..Two issues--the right to die and the protection of research subjects--serve to illustrate the process through which bioethics established a ..
- Who is fighting for the right to die? Older women's participation in the Hemlock SocietyJ K Wilson
Department of Geography, Political Science and Sociology, University of Central Arkansas, Conway 72035, USA
Health Care Women Int 19:365-80. 1998Who is fighting for the right to die? Past literature has been mixed as to the membership of this social movement...
- Suicidal asphyxiation with helium: report of three casesMartin Grassberger
Department for Forensic Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Wien Klin Wochenschr 119:323-5. 2007..Because of the diagnostic obstacles involved, it is necessary to rely on good death-scene investigation for situational evidence when the body is discovered...
- Euthanasia: a need for reformJanis Moody
Napier University, School of Acute and Continuing Care Nursing, Edinburgh
Nurs Stand 17:40-4. 2003..Nurses need to have an understanding of the ethical and legal basis of euthanasia to acknowledge and define their possible future role in relation to the provision of life-terminating acts...
- Non-physician assisted suicide: the technological imperative of the deathing countercultureR D Ogden
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Death Stud 25:387-401. 2001..This imperative raises serious challenges to the health care professions, legislators, and policy makers, particularly because it has led to a sophisticated, expanding movement of non-medical death providers...
- [The living will declaration - expression of self-determination in health-care - and its legal validity for physicians]W G Leisner
Universität HamburgRechtsanwaltLeisner, Zehentmeier and KollegenRechtsanwälte SteuerberaterWidenmayerstr 980538 München
Pneumologie 64:712-3. 2010..2 Abs. 2 GG) includes the right to die. As the physician is committed to observe the patient's will, he will have to face legal consequences in terms ..
- Comparison of the high-tech service delivery experiences of hospice and non-hospice home health providersL W Kaye
Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, Bryn Mawr College, PA 19010 1697, USA
Hosp J 13:1-20. 1998..05) addressing the legal/ethical dimensions of care. Specifically, hospices deal with "right to die" issues more often (p < ...
- No, we don't think our doctors are out to get us: responding to the straw man distortions of disability rights arguments against assisted suicideCarol J Gill
Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Disabil Health J 3:31-8. 2010..The author adopts a first-person perspective as a disability scholar/activist who has participated in "right to die" debates for over two decades...
- Nurses' and physicians' views about euthanasiaF Oz
Hacettepe University, School of Nursing, Ankara, Turkey
Clin Excell Nurse Pract 5:222-31. 2001..The study results showed that both nurses and physicians define euthanasia as "a person's right to die." Nurses responded that euthanasia may be appropriate with terminally ill elderly patients; however, physicians ..
- Asphyxial suicide with helium and a plastic bagRussel D Ogden
Department of Criminology, Kwantlen University College, New Westminister, British Columbia, Canada
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 23:234-7. 2002..Recent challenges to Oregon's physician-assisted suicide law may increase interest in helium instead of barbiturates for assisted suicide...
- The irony of supporting physician-assisted suicide: a personal accountMargaret Pabst Battin
Department of Philosophy and Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities, University of Utah, CTIHB, 215 S Central Campus Drive, Fourth Floor, Salt Lake City, UT 84103, USA
Med Health Care Philos 13:403-11. 2010..This is a detailed portrait of a man whose life involves extraordinary suffering but also luminous experience some of the time. It only makes the question harder: What if he wanted to die?..
- Dignity Intervention for Terminally Ill Cancer PatientsHarvey Chochinov; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Reducing Health Disparities at End of LifeArdith Z Doorenbos; Fiscal Year: 2010..This project will evaluate the effect of the web-based training for primary health clinicians on quality of end of life communication as assessed by patients and with content-based coding of clinician communication with patients. ..
- Clinical Versus Experiential Views of Genetic DisabilityCAROL GILL; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- FACULTY DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE IN AGING RESEARCHThomas Cavalieri; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Worker Health and Safety in Chinatown Restaurants: A CBPR StudyMeredith Minkler; Fiscal Year: 2008..Findings of this study will help lay the groundwork for a larger study testing the efficacy of restaurant- and policy-level interventions to improve restaurant worker health and safety. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Enhancing Cultural Congruence in Hospice CareArdith Doorenbos; Fiscal Year: 2009..The results will be instrumental in improving culturally congruent palliative care. ..
- Pain and Misuse of Prescription Opioids in a Community-Based HIV-Infected CohortMargot Kushel; Fiscal Year: 2009..The results of this research will inform future practice to improve our understanding of risk factors for misuse and provide guidance for reducing misuse and addiction. ..
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Stalking OffendersBarry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Factors Related to Living Organ Donor DecisionMarie Nolan; Fiscal Year: 2008..6. To explore the meaning of the decision to be a living kidney donor in a culturally diverse sample of living kidney donor candidates. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NATURAL HISTORY OF END OF LIFE DECISION MAKINGMarie Nolan; Fiscal Year: 2003..3)There will be a change from more control to less control in patients' decision control preferences as they approach death ..
- Hospice Intervention for Older Adults With End Stage Renal DiseaseLewis Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Measuring hopelessness at the end of lifeBarry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- MECHANISMS OF ENZYMIC AND HYDRIDE TRANSFERSGregory Petsko; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXTS OF ADAPTATIONPETER DITTO; Fiscal Year: 2006..We request funding to support three (3) predoctoral and three (3) postdoctoral trainees in the next project period. ..