Attitudes of Finnish Doctors Towards Euthanasia in 1993 and 2003
Journal of Medical Ethics 2006 November; 32(11): 627-628
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Hilden, H.M.; Louhiala, P.; Palo, J. (2004-08)OBJECTIVES: This study investigated Finnish physicians' experiences of decisions concerning living wills and do not resuscitate (DNR) orders and also their views on the role of patients and family members in these decisions. ...
Hilden, Hanna-Mari; Louhiala, Pekka; Honkasalo, Marja-Liisa; Palo, Jorma (2004-03)This study investigated Finnish nurses' experiences and views on end-of-life decision making and compared them with physicians' views. For this purpose, a questionnaire was sent to 800 nurses, of which 51% responded. Most ...
Finnish Doctors and the Realisation of Patient Autonomy in the Context of End of Life Decision Making Hildén, H-M.; Honkasalo, M-L.; Louhiala, P. (2006-06)Patient autonomy is a fundamental principle in end of life decision making. However, its realisation may take a variety of forms. Discourse analysis was conducted in a qualitative interview study of 19 physicians. The ...