Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary
"Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Active euthanasia of a patient at the patient's request and/or with the patient's consent.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary".
- Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment [E]
- Therapeutics [E02]
- Patient Care [E02.760]
- Terminal Care [E02.760.905]
- Euthanasia [E02.760.905.199]
- Euthanasia, Active [E02.760.905.199.249]
- Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary [E02.760.905.199.249.200]
- Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena [I]
- Social Sciences [I01]
- Sociology [I01.880]
- Social Problems [I01.880.735]
- Homicide [I01.880.735.344]
- Euthanasia [I01.880.735.344.500]
- Euthanasia, Active [I01.880.735.344.500.249]
- Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary [I01.880.735.344.500.249.200]
- Health Care [N]
- Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services [N02]
- Health Services [N02.421]
- Patient Care [N02.421.585]
- Terminal Care [N02.421.585.905]
- Euthanasia [N02.421.585.905.199]
- Euthanasia, Active [N02.421.585.905.199.500]
- Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary [N02.421.585.905.199.500.200]
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary" by people in Profiles.
Legal and ethical implications of defining an optimum means of achieving unconsciousness in assisted dying. Anaesthesia. 2019 May; 74(5):630-637.
Dementia, End of Life, and Euthanasia: A Survey Among Dementia Specialists Organized by the Belgian Dementia Council. J Alzheimers Dis. 2019; 69(4):989-1001.
Voluntary Euthanasia - Implications for Organ Donation. N Engl J Med. 2018 Sep 06; 379(10):909-911.
Line, please. Hastings Cent Rep. 2009 Mar-Apr; 39(2):6.
Physician-assisted death--a last resort? N Engl J Med. 2002 May 23; 346(21):1663-5.
Attitudes and practices of U.S. oncologists regarding euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. Ann Intern Med. 2000 Oct 03; 133(7):527-32.
Palliative options of last resort: a comparison of voluntarily stopping eating and drinking, terminal sedation, physician-assisted suicide, and voluntary active euthanasia. JAMA. 1997 Dec 17; 278(23):2099-104.
The rule of double effect--a critique of its role in end-of-life decision making. N Engl J Med. 1997 Dec 11; 337(24):1768-71.
Semantic and moral debates about hastening death: a survey of bioethicists. J Clin Ethics. 1997; 8(3):242-9.
Slow euthanasia. J Palliat Care. 1996; 12(4):21-30.