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    Death by Request in The Netherlands: Facts, the Legal Context and Effects on Physicians, Patients and Families.G. K. Kimsma - 2010 - Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 13 (4):355-361.
    In this article I intend to describe an issue of the Dutch euthanasia practice that is not common knowledge. After some general introductory descriptions, by way of formulating a frame of reference, I shall describe the effects of this practice on patients, physicians and families, followed by a more philosophical reflection on the significance of these effects for the assessment of the authenticity of a request and the nature of unbearable suffering, two key concepts in the procedure towards euthanasia or (...)
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    Dutch Euthanasia: Background, Practice, and Present Justifications.G. K. Kimsma & E. Van Leeuwen - 1993 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2 (1):19.
    Dutch developments on euthanasia have drawn much attention over the years. Defenders and opponents have been telling very different stories about the practice of euthanasia and the frequency of cases, and the Dutch government has been struggling with the legal and moral problems involved. Concern about the procedures followed by physicians as well as questions on the “real” figures led the government to decide to organize an epidemiological study on the extent and the decision making. The results of the study (...)
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    Acting or Letting Go: Medical Decision Making in Neonatology in The Netherlands.E. van Leeuwen & G. K. Kimsma - 1993 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2 (3):265.
    The development of neonatology and the establishment of neonatal intensive care units has led to a vast array of new medical ethical problems and dilemmas centered around discontinuing treatment or nontreatment decisions. Neonatology has become one of the fields that has made clear that medical success is only rarely nonproblematic. The new technology can be a blessing for some, but it may also become a sad experience to others, with life-long repercussions.The ethical problems of neonatology transcend national boundaries. Nevertheless, there (...)
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    Infanticide and the Vulnerable Newborn: The Dutch Debate.G. K. Kimsma - 1993 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 2 (3):259.
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