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    Assessment of Physician-Assisted Death by Members of the Public Prosecution in The Netherlands.J. M. Cuperus-Bosma, G. van der Wal, C. W. Looman & P. J. van der Maas - 1999 - Journal of Medical Ethics 25 (1):8-15.
    OBJECTIVES: To identify the factors that influence the assessment of reported cases of physician-assisted death by members of the public prosecution. DESIGN/SETTING: At the beginning of 1996, during verbal interviews, 12 short case-descriptions were presented to a representative group of 47 members of the public prosecution in the Netherlands. RESULTS: Assessment varied considerably between respondents. Some respondents made more "lenient" assessments than others. Characteristics of the respondents, such as function, personal-life philosophy and age, were not related to the assessment. Case (...)
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    Deciding Not to Resuscitate in Dutch Hospitals.J. J. Delden, P. J. Maas, L. Pijnenborg & C. W. Looman - 1993 - Journal of Medical Ethics 19 (4):200-205.
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    Deciding Not to Resuscitate in Dutch Hospitals.J. J. van Delden, P. J. van der Maas, L. Pijnenborg & C. W. Looman - 1993 - Journal of Medical Ethics 19 (4):200-205.
    The use of do not resuscitate (DNR) orders in Dutch hospitals was studied as part of a nationwide study on medical decisions concerning the end of life. DNR decisions are made in 6 per cent of all admissions, and 61 per cent of all in-hospital deaths were preceded by a DNR decision. We found that in only 14 per cent of the cases had the patients been involved in the DNR decision (32 per cent of competent patients). The concept of (...)
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