The Japan HOspice and Palliative Care Evaluation Study (J-HOPE Study): views about legalization of death with dignity and euthanasia among the bereaved whose family member died at palliative care units.

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There has been a debate in appropriateness of legalization of death with dignity and euthanasia in Japan. To clarify views about these issues, we conducted a large nationwide study of the bereaved whose family member died at palliative care units. The percentages of 429 bereaved family members (response rate 65%) who affirmed legal authorization were 52 for… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1049909108327027

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@article{Okishiro2009TheJH, title={The Japan HOspice and Palliative Care Evaluation Study (J-HOPE Study): views about legalization of death with dignity and euthanasia among the bereaved whose family member died at palliative care units.}, author={Nao Okishiro and Mitsunori Miyashita and Satoru Tsuneto and Kazuki Sato and Yasuo Shima}, journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care}, year={2009}, volume={26 2}, pages={98-104} }