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Title Euthanasia and assisted suicide : lessons from Belgium / edited by David Albert Jones, Chris Gastmans, Calum MacKellar
Imprint Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  KJK4058 .E935 2017    AVAILABLE    30660020212895
Descript xii, 363 pages ; 24 cm
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Series Cambridge bioethics and law
Cambridge bioethics and law
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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, Arsène 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
"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
Subject Euthanasia -- Law and legislation -- Belgium
Right to die -- Law and legislation -- Belgium
Assisted suicide -- Law and legislation -- Belgium
Euthanasia -- Law and legislation
Assisted suicide -- Law and legislation. fast (OCoLC)fst00819132
Euthanasia -- Law and legislation. fast (OCoLC)fst00916919
Right to die -- Law and legislation. fast (OCoLC)fst01097897
Belgium. fast (OCoLC)fst01210278
Euthanasie -- Législation -- Provinces Unies des Pays Bas. ram
Droit à la mort -- Législation -- Provinces Unies des Pays Bas. ram
Aide au suicide -- Législation -- Provinces Unies des Pays Bas. ram
Alt Author Jones, David Albert, editor
Gastmans, Chris, 1966- editor
MacKellar, C. (Calum), editor
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