Pharmacists and Euthanasia; a Dutch report integrating pharmaceutical, medical, legal and ethical perspectives.
- In: Short oral presentations, Part 2a (Practice & Education) on Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 11:20-11:30
- At: Buenos Aires (Argentina) (2016)
- Type: Presentation
- By: GöTTGENS-JANSEN, Wilma (Radboud Institute for Health Sciences,, Scientific Center for Quality of Healthcare, Beuningen, Netherlands)
- Co-author(s): Wilma Göttgens-Jansen:|Marianne Dees:Scientific Center for Quality of Healthcare,Radboud Institute for Health Sciences,Nijmegen,Netherlands|Martin Buijsen:Institute of Health Policy & Management and Erasmus School of Law,Erasmus University,Rotterdam,Netherlands|Annemieke Horikx:Drug Information Centre,Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association,The Hague,Netherlands|Evert van Leeuwen:Scientific Center for Quality of Healthcare,Radboud Institute for Health Sciences,Nijmegen,Netherlands
The practice of euthanasia and assisted suicide is an extremely serious and emotional event in the lives of the patient and his/her loved ones. However, it also has a significant effect on the physician and pharmacist. Euthanasia or assisted suicide is not a practice that pharmacists encounter on a daily basis. Pharmacists in the Netherlands are.. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.