A National Survey of Italian Physicians' Attitudes Towards End-of-Life Decisions Following the Death of Eluana Englaro: Reply to M.Y. Rady
Intensive care medicine 2011 Aug; 37(8): 1394-5
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A National Survey of Italian Physicians' Attitudes Towards End-of-Life Decisions Following the Death of Eluana Englaro Solarino, Biagio; Bruno, Francesco; Frati, Giacomo; Dell'erba, Alessandro; Frati, Paola (2011-03)Ethical issues regarding patient care have recently been raised in Italy by the case of Eluana Englaro, a 36-year-old woman who remained in a persistent vegetative state (PVS) for 17 years. There are no specific laws on ...
Demertzi, A; Ledoux, D; Bruno, M-A; Vanhaudenhuyse, A; Gosseries, O; Soddu, A; Schnakers, C; Moonen, G; Laureys, S (2011-06)Previous European surveys showed the support of healthcare professionals for treatment withdrawal [i.e., artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) in chronic vegetative state (VS) patients]. The recent definition of minimally ...