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Euthanasia

Known as: Mercy Killing, Killing, Mercy, Mercy Killings 
The act or practice of killing or allowing death from natural causes, for reasons of mercy, i.e., in order to release a person from incurable disease… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Suicidal behavior in older adults (65 years old and over) is a major public health issue in many countries. Suicide rates… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
The mammalian Sir2 ortholog Sirt1 plays an important role in metabolic regulation. However, the role of Sirt1 in the regulation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
: Fish display robust neuroendocrine and physiologic stress responses to noxious stimuli. Many anesthetic, sedative, or analgesic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND In 2002, an act regulating the ending of life by a physician at the request of a patient with unbearable suffering… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In many European countries, the last decade has been marked by an increasing debate about the acceptability and regulation of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Drs. Eduard Verhagen and Pieter Sauer state that of the 200,000 children born in the Netherlands every year, about 1000 die… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Working party: Mrs Bryony Close (Chair), Dr Keith Banister, Dr Vera Baumans, Dr Eva-Maria Bernoth, Dr Niall Bromage, Dr John… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Working Party: Mrs Bryony Close (Chair), Dr Keith Banister, Dr Vera Baumans, Dr Eva-Maria Bernoth, Dr Niall Bromage, Dr John… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND In 1991 a new procedure for reporting physician-assisted deaths was introduced in the Netherlands that led to a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
  • J. Rachels
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 1975
  • Corpus ID: 46465710
The traditional distinction between active and passive euthanasia requires critical analysis. The conventional doctrine is that… Expand
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