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Belgian euthanasia law: A critical analysis

Cohen-Almagor, R.

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Abstract

Some background information about the context of euthanasia in Belgium is presented, and Belgian law on euthanasia and concerns about the law are discussed. Suggestions as to how to improve the Belgian law and practice of euthanasia are made, and Belgian legislators and medical establishment are urged to reflect and ponder so as to prevent potential abuse.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2009-06
Journal JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ETHICS
Print ISSN 0306-6800
Electronic ISSN 1473-4257
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 35
Issue 7
Pages 436-439
APA6 Citation Cohen-Almagor, R. (2009). Belgian euthanasia law: A critical analysis. Journal of medical ethics, 35(7), 436-439. https://doi.org/10.1136/jme.2008.026799
DOI https://doi.org/10.1136/jme.2008.026799
Keywords Health Policy; Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous); Issues, ethics and legal aspects; Health(social science)
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