Physician-Assisted Suicide and the Dutch Courts
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 1996 Winter; 5(1): 93-99
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Gevers, J.K.M. (1996)...Until recently, little attention was paid to PAS [physician-assisted suicide] as such. During the last years, however, several cases of PAS that do not resemble the usual euthanasia cases have been brought before the ...
Dutch Criteria of Due Care for Physician-Assisted Dying in Medical Practice: A Physician Perspective Buiting, H.M.; Gevers, J.K.M.; Rietjens, J.A.C.; Onwuteaka-Philipsen, B.D.; van der Maas, P.J.; van der Heide, A.; van Delden, J.J.M. (2008-09)Introduction: The Dutch Euthanasia Act (2002) states that euthanasia is not punishable if the attending physician acts in accordance with the statutory due care criteria. These criteria hold that: there should be a voluntary ...
Legemaate, Johan; Gevers, J.K.M. (1997)In this paper we give an overview of the legal developments in this area [physician-assisted suicide in psychiatry]. First, we will briefly outline the general legal situation in the Netherlands regarding euthanasia and ...