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A Nationwide Study of Decisions to Forgo Life-Prolonging Treatment in Dutch Medical Practice
BACKGROUND: Decisions to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging treatment in terminally ill patients are common in some areas of medical practice. Information about the frequency and background of these decisions is generally ...
Attitudes and Practices Concerning the End of Life: A Comparison Between Physicians From the United States and From the Netherlands
BACKGROUND: This study compares attitudes and practices concerning the end-of-life decisions between physicians in the United States and in the Netherlands, using the same set of questions. METHODS: A total of 152 physicians ...