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European perspectives on ethics and law in end-of-life care.

Abstract:

End-of-life care practices and attitudes in Europe are highly diverse, which is unsurprising given the variety of cultural and religious patterns across this region. The most marked differences are in the legal and ethical stances towards assisted dying, although there are also variations in limitation of life-sustaining treatment and the authority of advance directives to decline such treatment. Palliative care has made a rapid and impressive development in many European countries over the l...

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Journal:
Handbook of clinical neurology
Volume:
118
Pages:
155-165
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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ISSN:
0072-9752
URN:
uuid:39001f15-bdd6-4e26-bdc3-5d3760ff4b84
Source identifiers:
439783
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pubs:439783

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