Of dilemmas and tensions: a qualitative study of palliative care physicians' positions regarding voluntary active euthanasia in Quebec, Canada.

@article{Blanger2019OfDA,
  title={Of dilemmas and tensions: a qualitative study of palliative care physicians' positions regarding voluntary active euthanasia in Quebec, Canada.},
  author={Emmanuelle B{\'e}langer and Anna Towers and David Kenneth Wright and Yuexi Chen and Golda Tradounsky and Mary Ellen Macdonald},
  journal={Journal of medical ethics},
  year={2019},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={
          48-53
        }
}
OBJECTIVES In 2015, the Province of Quebec, Canada passed a law that allowed voluntary active euthanasia (VAE). Palliative care stakeholders in Canada have been largely opposed to euthanasia, yet there is little research about their views. The research question guiding this study was the following: How do palliative care physicians in Quebec position themselves regarding the practice of VAE in the context of the new provincial legislation? METHODS We used interpretive description, an… CONTINUE READING

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