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  1. H. M. Buiting, J. K. M. Gevers, J. A. C. Rietjens, B. D. Onwuteaka-Philipsen, P. J. van Der Maas, A. van Der Heide & J. J. M. van Delden (2008). Dutch Criteria of Due Care for Physician-Assisted Dying in Medical Practice: A Physician Perspective. Journal of Medical Ethics 34 (9):e12-e12.
    Introduction: The Dutch Euthanasia Act states that euthanasia is not punishable if the attending physician acts in accordance with the statutory due care criteria. These criteria hold that: there should be a voluntary and well-considered request, the patient’s suffering should be unbearable and hopeless, the patient should be informed about their situation, there are no reasonable alternatives, an independent physician should be consulted, and the method should be medically and technically appropriate. This study investigates whether physicians experience problems with these (...)
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  2. Johan Legemaate & J. K. M. Gevers (1997). Physician-Assisted Suicide in Psychiatry: Developments in the Netherlands. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 6 (02):175-.
    For more than two decades euthanasia and assisted suicide have been openly debated in the Netherlands. This development started in 1973 when the Regional Court in Leeuwarden decided a case in which a physician had administered a deadly dose of morphine to her terminally ill mother on the mother's serious and persistent request. In this case the court concluded that the average Dutch physician no longer considered it his or her duty to prolong a patient's life under all circumstances. The (...)
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  3. J. K. M. Gevers (1996). Physician-Assisted Suicide and the Dutch Courts. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 5 (01):93-.
    Over the last two decades, Dutch courts have left room for euthanasia . Although a crime under the Penal Code, euthanasia will usually not result in prosecution and conviction if it is committed by a physician according to rules of careful medical practice ; if the patient's request is voluntary, well-considered, and enduring; and if there is unacceptable and hopeless suffering and there are no other solutions to the patient's situation.
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  4. J. K. M. Gevers (1987). Final Report of the Netherlands State Commission on Euthanasia: An English Summary. Bioethics 1 (2):163-74.
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  5. J. K. M. Gevers (1987). Legal Developments Concerning Active Euthanasia on Request in the Netherlands. Bioethics 1 (2):156–162.
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