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Forgoing Treatment at the End of Life in 6 European Countries
BACKGROUND: Modern medicine provides unprecedented opportunities in diagnostics and treatment. However, in some situations at the end of a patient's life, many physicians refrain from using all possible measures to prolong ...
Medical End-of-Life Decisions Made for Neonates and Infants in the Netherlands, 1995-2001
End-of-life decision-making for severely affected infants might be influenced by technical advances and societal debates. In 2001, we assessed the proportion of deaths of infants younger than 1 year that were preceded by ...