Expressed wishes and incidence of euthanasia in advanced lung cancer patients.

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This study explores expressed wishes and requests for euthanasia (i.e. administration of lethal drugs at the explicit request of the patient), and incidence of end-of-life decisions with possible life-shortening effects (ELDs) in advanced lung cancer patients in Flanders, Belgium. We performed a prospective, longitudinal, observational study of a… (More)

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@article{Pardon2012ExpressedWA, title={Expressed wishes and incidence of euthanasia in advanced lung cancer patients.}, author={Koen Pardon and Reginald Deschepper and Robert R H Vander Stichele and Jan L. Bernheim and Freddy Mortier and Denis C. C. Schallier and Paul R G A Germonpr{\'e} and Daniella Galdermans and Willem Van Kerckhoven and Luc H J Deliens}, journal={The European respiratory journal}, year={2012}, volume={40 4}, pages={949-56} }