Dees, Marianne K.; Vernooij-Dassen, Myrra J.; Dekkers, Wim J.; van Weel, Chris
Purpose: In the legal performance of the euthanasia procedure, unbearable suffering, one of the requirements of due care, is difficult to assess. Evaluation of the current knowledge of unbearable suffering is needed in the ongoing debate about the conditions on which EAS can be approved. Methods: Using an integrative literature review, we evaluated publications with definitions of suffering in general or in end-of-life situations and with descriptions of suffering in the context of a request...[Show more]
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.