Non-physician-assisted suicide in The Netherlands: a cross-sectional survey among the general public.

Abstract

CONTEXT In The Netherlands, approximately 45% of patients' requests for euthanasia are granted by a physician. After a rejected request, some patients approach non-physicians and ask them for assistance in suicide. Recently, a non-physician who assisted his mother's suicide was declared guilty without punishment. AIM The aim of the current study was to… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2013-101736

Topics

  • Presentations referencing similar topics