BMC Medical Ethics 16 (1):7 (2015)

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Heleen Weyers
University of Groningen
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The Dutch law states that a physician may perform euthanasia according to a written advance euthanasia directive when a patient is incompetent as long as all legal criteria of due care are met. This may also hold for patients with advanced dementia. We investigated the differing opinions of physicians and members of the general public on the acceptability of euthanasia in patients with advanced dementia
Keywords Euthanasia  Dementia  End-of-life decisions  Public opinion  Ethics  Law
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DOI 10.1186/1472-6939-16-7
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