Publication article: ‘Advance directives requesting euthanasia in the Netherlands: do they enable euthanasia for patients who lack mental capacity?’

Publication article: 'advance directives requesting euthanasia in the Netherlands: do they enable euthanasia for patients who lack mental capacity?'

August 1, 2016 the article of the researchers of the REI-project was published in the Journal of Medical Law and Ethics. This article elaborates on the current debate in the Netherlands, and examines whether there is a conventional approach in applying the due care requirements based, among other things, on a case law study requested by the Ministry of Security and Justice and the Annual Reports of the Regional Euthanasia Review Committees.

 

P.A.M. Mevis, L. Postma, M.G.J.L. Habets, J.A.C. Rietjens, A. van der Heide, ‘Advance directives requesting euthanasia in the Netherlands: do they enable euthanasia for patients who lack mental capacity?’, Journal of Medical Law and Ethics 2016 (vol. 2, nr. 4), p. 127-140.
 

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