Euthanasia in patients with intolerable suffering due to an irremediable psychiatric illness: a psychiatric perspective Joris Vandenberghe; 10. Euthanasia and Particular Vulnerable Groups: 8. The discussion forms a solid foundation for informed debate about assisted dying. He is Vice Chair of the Ministry of Defence Research Ethics Committee. Euthanasia Legislation in Belgium and its Applications: 1. Euthanasia in children: keep asking the right questions Stefaan Van Gool and Jan De Lepeleire; 11.
What lessons should we learn from Belgium? The government introduced safeguards to protect patients, including a multidisciplinary review panel -- the Belgian Federal Control and Evaluation Committee for Euthanasia -- to ensure that each procedure was performed according to legal guidelines. The discussion forms a solid foundation for informed debate about assisted dying. Some further reflections since 2013 'Assisted dying — the current situation in Flanders: euthanasia embedded in palliative care' Paul Vanden Berghe, Marc Desmet and Gert Huysmans; 5. Organ donation and euthanasia in Belgium Trevor Stammers; Part lll. Sigrid Sterckx and Kasper Rau; 6.
Euthanasia and assisted suicide in Belgium: bringing an end to interminable discussion David Albert Jones; 15. The other countries are: Canada, Colombia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Switzerland and in the United States in the states of California, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, and the District of Columbia currently known as Washington D. Organ donation and euthanasia in Belgium Trevor Stammers; Part lll. Ethics and the psychiatric dimensions of physician assisted suicide: a view from the United States Daniel P. It examines the legal and ethical justifications for specialist palliative care practices and, in doing so, it questions the legitimacy of the distinction between euthanasia and practices such as palliative sedation.
Euthanasia in children: keep asking the right questions Stefaan Van Gool and Jan De Lepeleire; 11. Euthanasia Legislation in Belgium and its Applications: 1. Written for students and researchers in legal, medical and social ethics, the authors examine evidence on euthanasia from Belgium, one of only five countries where it is legal. Psychiatric patients and the culture of euthanasia in Belgium Willem Lemmens; Final conclusions on final solutions David Albert Jones, Chris Gastmans and Calum MacKellar. Calum MacKellar, Director of Research at the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics, discussed the work with the Social Trends Institute.
The evidence from Belgium also demonstrates that once the barrier of legalization is passed, the practice tends to develop a dynamic of its own and that disturbing unforeseen consequences can follow. Moral, ethical, legal, medical, personal evidence, and stories are shared in round-the-table discussions in community centres and various educational establishments, including schools and universities, and in the highest judicial chambers in different jurisdictions. . Independent research into end of life decision making in Belgium offers some insight into what is occurring. A valuable contribution to the international debate about assisted dying, this book is an ideal foundation for informed debate on this complex issue. A change in direction is always possible and, if it should occur, this will happen because of the words and actions of people who have expressed dissatisfaction with the status quo.
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide : Lessons From Belgium. In some ways the pace of change since 2002 has been greater in Belgium, as is evident from the recent extension in the law to cover children. Euthanizing people who are 'tired of life' Raphael Cohen-Almagor; 12. The jurisdictions illustrate varied approaches to palliative care regulation and promotion. Euthanasia in persons with severe dementia Chris Gastmans; Part lV. Moreover, there is an increasing amount of research published in journals relating to euthanasia and end of life practices in Belgium but this research has not been brought together in a single volume.
With contributors from a broad range of disciplines, this is ideal for students, academics, legislators and anyone interested in legal, medical, social and philosophical ethics. Euthanasia in children: keep asking the right questions Stefaan Van Gool and Jan De Lepeleire; 11. With contributors from a broad range of disciplines, this book is ideal for students, academics, legislators and anyone interested in legal, medical, social and philosophical ethics. It brings to bear on those questions principles of natural law, virtue ethics, and the teaching of the Catholic Church, and seeks to develop the implications of that teaching for emerging fields of practice. This can then be used to predict what effects such an acceptance would have on other countries around the world where similar legislation is being considered.
What themes, concepts and ideas does the volume develop? Ethics and the psychiatric dimensions of physician assisted suicide: a view from the United States Daniel P. The videos are available on the Anscombe Centre and. One of these is that legislation that was promoted as giving greater clarity, transparency and control to end of life practices, has not fulfilled expectations. A vital and timely examination of a growing phenomenon and one of the most challenging ethical questions of our time. Subject: Assisted suicide Law and legislation Belgium.