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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Despite the progressively increasing use of zebrafish (Danio rerio) in research, the most humane method of euthanasia for these… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Fish display robust neuroendocrine and physiologic stress responses to noxious stimuli. Many anesthetic, sedative, or analgesic… (More)
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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… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Of the 200,000 children born in the Netherlands every year, about 1000 die during the first year of life. For approximately 600… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Palliative care is generally agreed to be the standard of care for the dying, but there remain some patients for whom intolerable… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide are pressing public issues. We aimed to collect empirical data on these… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVES To estimate how often physicians receive requests for physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia and to describe a case… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND There has been a continuing public debate about assisted suicide and the proper role, if any, of physicians in this… (More)
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
The traditional distinction between active and passive euthanasia requires critical analysis. The conventional doctrine is that… (More)
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