Attitudes and Experiences of Belgian Physicians Regarding Euthanasia Practice and the Euthanasia Law
Van Wesemael, Yanna
Rurup, Mette L
Journal of pain and symptom management 2011 Mar; 41(3): 580-93
Since the legalization of euthanasia, physicians in Belgium may, under certain conditions, administer life-ending drugs at the explicit request of a patient.
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