Euthanasia and assisted suicide : lessons from Belgium [E-Book] / edited by David Albert Jones, Chris Gastmans, Calum MacKellar.
Jones, David Albert, (editor)
Gastmans, Chris, (editor) / MacKellar, C., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017
1 online resource (xii, 363 pages)
Cambridge bioethics and law
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Table of Contents:
  • Herman Nys / A discussion of the legal rules on euthanasia in Belgium briefly compared with the rules in Luxembourg and the Netherlands
  • Etienne Montero / The Belgian experience of euthanasia since its legal implementation in 2002
  • Daniel P. Sulmasy / Ethics and the psychiatric dimensions of physician assisted suicide : a view from the United States
  • Paul Vanden Berghe, Ars�ene Mullie, Marc Desmet, and Gert Huysmans / Assisted dying : the current situation in Flanders : euthanasia embedded in palliative care
  • Sigrid Sterckx and Kasper Raus / The practice of continuous sedation at the end of life in Belgium : how does it compare to UK practice, and is it being used as a form of euthanasia?
  • Benoit Beuselinck / 2002-2016 : fourteen years of euthanasia in Belgium : first-line observations by an oncologist
  • Trevor Stammers / A last act of grace? organ donation and euthanasia in Belgium
  • Kevin Fitzpatrick and David Albert Jones / A life worth living? disabled people and euthanasia in Belgium
  • Joris Vandenberghe / Euthanasia in patients with intolerable suffering due to an irremediable psychiatric illness : a psychiatric perspective
  • Stefaan Van Gool and Jan De Lepeleire / Euthanasia in children : keep asking the right questions
  • Raphael Cohen-Almagor / Euthanizing people who are 'tired of life'
  • Chris Gastmans / Euthanasia in persons with severe dementia
  • Calum MacKellar / Some possible consequences arising from the normalisation of euthanasia in Belgium
  • David Albert Jones / Euthanasia and assisted suicide in Belgium : bringing an end to interminable discussion
  • Willem Lemmens / Psychiatric patients and the culture of euthanasia in Belgium.