Assessment of Physician-Assisted Death by Members of the Public Prosecution in the Netherlands
Cuperus-Bosma, Jacqueline M.
van der Wal, Gerrit
Looman, Caspar W. N.
van der Maas, Paul J.
Journal of Medical Ethics 1999 February; 25(1): 8-15
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