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    Autonomous Decision Making and Moral Capacities.Albine Moser, Rob Houtepen, Harry van der Bruggen, Cor Spreeuwenberg & Guy Widdershoven - 2009 - Nursing Ethics 16 (2):203-218.
    This article examines how people with type 2 diabetes perceive autonomous decision making and which moral capacities they consider important in diabetes nurses' support of autonomous decision making. Fifteen older adults with type 2 diabetes were interviewed in a nurse-led unit. First, the data were analysed using the grounded theory method. The participants described a variety of decision-making processes in the nurse and family care-giver context. Later, descriptions of the decision-making processes were analysed using hermeneutic text interpretation. We suggest first- (...)
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    Realizing Autonomy in Responsive Relationships.Albine Moser, Rob Houtepen, Cor Spreeuwenberg & Guy Widdershoven - 2010 - Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 13 (3):215-223.
    The goal of this article is to augment the ethical discussion among nurses with the findings from empirical research on autonomy of older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. There are many factors influencing autonomy. These include: health conditions, treatment, knowledge, experience and skills, personal approach as well as familial patterns, type of relationship, life history and social context. Fifteen older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus were interviewed in a nurse-led diabetes clinic. These participants perceive three processes which support (...)
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    Been There: Physicians Speak for Themselves.David A. Bennahum, Gerrit K. Kimsma & Cor Spreeuwenberg - 1993 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2 (1):9.
    In pursuit of my ultimate objective of being in control of my self-deliverance at the time when my physical condition no longer warrants continuance, I have joined the Hemlock Society of Los Angeles. The Society urges its members to explore with their personal physicians this subject well in advance of the actual moment of necessity, and in particular the problem of acquiring a lethal dose of a drug that will provide a release consistent in quality with the degree of peace (...)
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    Alleviation of Pain and Symptoms with a Life-Shortening Intention.Arie J. G. van der Arend, Huda Huijer Abu-Saad, Frans C. B. van Wijmen, Cor Spreeuwenberg & Ruud H. J. ter Meulen - 2008 - Nursing Ethics 15 (5):682-695.
    This article reports the findings of a study into the role of Dutch nurses in the alleviation of pain and symptoms with a life-shortening intention, conducted as part of a study into the role of nurses in medical end-of-life decisions. A questionnaire survey was carried out using a population of 1509 nurses who were employed in hospitals, home care organizations and nursing homes. The response rate was 82.0%; 78.1% (1179) were suitable for analysis. The results show that in about half (...)
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    The Story of Laurens.Cor Spreeuwenberg - 1993 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2 (3):261.
    On 10 July 1973, Laurens, our second son, was born in the same Dutch hospital where I worked as an intensive care physician. Two weeks after we brought him. home from the hospital, my wife heard him crying at about 5:45 A.M. Rather than going to him, she decided to wait until his scheduled feeding time. At about 6:10 when she went to Laurens's room to feed him, she saw him. face down in the corner of his crib. He appeared (...)
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    Critical Appraisal of the Literature on Economic Evaluations of Substitution of Skills Between Professionals: A Systematic Literature Review.Angelique T. M. Dierick-van Daele, Cor Spreeuwenberg, Emmy W. C. C. Derckx, Job F. M. Metsemakers & Bert J. M. Vrijhoef - 2008 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 14 (4):481-492.
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    Alleviation of Pain and Symptoms With a Life-Shortening Intention.Grada G. van Bruchem-van de Scheur, Arie J. G. van der Arend, Huda Huijer Abu-Saad, Frans C. B. van Wijmen, Cor Spreeuwenberg & Ruud H. J. ter Meulen - 2008 - Nursing Ethics 15 (5):682-695.
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