1.  16
    Euthanasia Requests in Dementia Cases; What Are Experiences and Needs of Dutch Physicians? A Qualitative Interview Study.Jaap Schuurmans, Romy Bouwmeester, Lamar Crombach, Tessa van Rijssel, Lizzy Wingens, Kristina Georgieva, Nadine O’Shea, Stephanie Vos, Bram Tilburgs & Yvonne Engels - 2019 - BMC Medical Ethics 20 (1):1-9.
    In the Netherlands, in 2002, euthanasia became a legitimate medical act, only allowed when the due care criteria and procedural requirements are met. Legally, an Advanced Euthanasia Directive can replace direct communication if a patient can no longer express his own wishes. In the past decade, an exponential number of persons with dementia share a euthanasia request with their physician. The impact this on physicians, and the consequent support needs, remained unknown. Our objective was to gain more insight into the (...)
    Direct download (4 more)  
    Export citation  
    Bookmark   4 citations  
  2. Organizational Assessment in General Practice: A Systematic Review and Implications for Quality Improvement.Melody Rhydderch, Adrian Edwards, Glyn Elwyn, Martin Marshall, Yvonne Engels, Pieter Van den Hombergh & Richard Grol - 2005 - Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 11 (4):366-378.
  3. Making Complex Decisions in Uncertain Times: Experiences of Dutch GPs as Gatekeepers Regarding Hospital Referrals During COVID-19—a Qualitative Study.Anne B. Wichmann, Yvonne Engels, Jaap Schuurmans, Janneke Dujardin & Dieke Westerduin - 2021 - BMC Medical Ethics 22 (1):1-8.
    BackgroundGeneral practitioners often act as gatekeeper, authorizing patients’ access to hospital care. This gatekeeping role became even more important during the current COVID-19 crisis as uncertainties regarding COVID-19 made estimating the desirability of hospital referrals complex, both for COVID and non-COVID suspected patients. This study explored Dutch general practitioners’ experiences and ethical dilemmas faced in decision making about hospital referrals in times of the COVID-19 pandemic.MethodsSemi-structured interviews with Dutch general practitioners working in the Netherlands were conducted. Participants were recruited via (...)
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
    Export citation