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Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Lessons From Belgium

edited by David Albert Jones, Chris Gastmans, Calum MacKellar
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Language
English
Series
Cambridge Bioethics and Law
ISBN
9781107198869, 1107198860, 9781316648353, 1316648354
Summary
"Examining the evidence from Belgium - one of only five countries where euthanasia is practised legally - an international panel of experts considers the implications of legalised euthanasia and assisted suicide. Looking at the issue from an international perspective, the authors have written an invaluable in-depth analysis of the ethical aspects of this complex area. The discussion forms a solid foundation for informed debate about assisted dying. With contributors from a broad range of disciplines ... ."--Back cover.
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 / 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, Arsène Mullie, Marc Desmet, and Gert Huysmans / Assisted dying : the current situation in Flanders : euthanasia embedded in palliative care
  • Sigrid Sterckx and Kasper Raus / 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.
Description
xii, 363 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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