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Voluntary Assisted Dying : Law? Health? Justice?

Voluntary Assisted Dying : Law? Health? Justice?

Publication Type: eBook

Abstract: Since the introduction of voluntary assisted dying in 2019, a'new moment'in the governance of life and death has opened up within the Australian context. This new moment demands new questions be asked regarding the regime and its effects in this new er...

Orchestrating death in contemporary France: When the juridico-medical scansion at the end of life produces new ontologies.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Death Studies. 2022, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p1569-1582. 14p.

Abstract: How does a state codify temporalities at the end of life? This article explores the ways in which French medico-administrative, institutional and legal dispositions are creating new timeframes for the end of life, new categories of patients and new fro...

Regulating urban death in early modern German towns.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Mortality. May2022, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p206-221. 16p.


Abstract: The article argues that in the course of the early modern period, urban death was ordered in new ways. Since the mid-sixteenth century, clerics and church officials already kept lists of the deceased in their congregation. Gradually, these functions we...

Determining death in cases of severe brain damage.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): British Journal of Nursing. 6/9/2022, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p600-602. 3p.

Abstract: Richard Griffith, Senior Lecturer in Health Law at Swansea University, considers how death is determined in cases of severe brain damage after the High Court order doctors to carry out tests to establish whether a child had died [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

The people have spoken: Post-materialism and ballot measure voting on physician aid in dying (PAD).

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Death Studies. 2021, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p817-826. 10p. 4 Charts.

Abstract: For decades, public opinion polls have shown that most Americans favor physician aid in dying (PAD) but little is known about those who support PAD ballot measures. With its emphasis on self-fulfillment, personal choice, and civic and political engagem...

Life After Brain Death.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Legal Medicine. Jul-Dec2021, Vol. 41 Issue 3/4, p205-216. 12p.


Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): McGill Journal of Law & Health. 2020, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p51-107. 57p.

Abstract: Cette étude se penche sur les expériences vécues de médecins et infirmières-praticiennes qui interprètent les critères légaux déterminant l'admissibilité d'un patient à l'aide médicale à mourir. Le Code criminel requiert que la personne souhaitant rece...

What Should We Do About the Mismatch Between the Legal Criteria for Death and How Brain Death Is Diagnosed?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): AMA Journal of Ethics. Dec2020, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p1038-1046. 9p.

Abstract: Mismatch between whole-brain death criteria embedded in statutes and accepted tests physicians use to diagnose brain death have clinical and ethical implications that could undermine public trust in death pronouncements. We consider merits and drawback...

Seeking Conceptual Clarity in Organ Procurement Following Circulatory Determination of Death.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. Fall2021, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p441-443. 3p.


Abstract: The article presents the discussion on controlled procurement of transplantable organs after circulatory determination of death. Topics include certain alterations in end-of-life care enhancing the likelihood of successful organ donation; and presuming...

Current Practice Diagnosing Brain Death Is Not Consistent With Legal Statutes Requiring the Absence of All Brain Function.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Intensive Care Medicine; Feb2022, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p153-156, 4p

Abstract: Copyright of Journal of Intensive Care Medicine is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users m...