November 6, 2017

Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Not Meeting Due Care Criteria in the Netherlands

(BMJ) – Of 33 DCNM, [due care not met], cases identified (occurring 2012–2016), 32 cases (97%) were published online and included in the analysis. 22 cases (69%) violated only procedural criteria, relating to improper medication administration or inadequate physician consultation. … Read More

October 26, 2017

‘What Could Help Me Die?’ Doctors Clash over Euthanasia

(STAT News) – Thienpont’s approach to managing euthanasia requests has raised concerns even among doctors who support the procedure for psychological suffering. According to copies of letters obtained by The Associated Press, those worries have led to a clash between Thienpont and … Read More

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