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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    born to surrogate parents abroad the European Court of Human Rights has ruled Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed Recent Posts Dutch psychiatric patients may get euthanasia too easily says US study 14 Feb 2016 A Dutch report applies the brakes on completed life euthanasia 13 Feb 2016 Celebrating 15 years of Dutch euthanasia 13 Feb 2016 Canada s euthanasia courts 13 Feb 2016 IVF

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/ECHR (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    the European Court of Human Rights has ruled NY group sets up fund to support gay parents Michael Cook 04 October 2012 Comments tags gay parenting IVF surrogacy Men Having Babies Inc a New York based non profit is offering grants to help needy gays become parents Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed Recent Posts Dutch psychiatric patients may get euthanasia too easily says US

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/gay+parenting (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: Euthanasia back on the boil in France
    so that he will die Although Lambert had left no advance directives family members testified that he had said that he would not want to be kept alive in such a state His parents two siblings and the French state want to give him normal hydration and nutrition thereby extending his life indefinitely He is not sick he is not at the end of his life he is not suffering Jean Paillot a lawyer for the parents told the media From our perspective there is no reason to stop feeding or hydrating him This week the Conseil d Etat or council of state backed his wife and ordered Lambert s nutrition and hydration to be withdrawn However the parents immediately appealed to the European Court of Human Rights which has issued an injunction to keep the man alive until it can study the matter According to the French edition of Slate about 1 500 to 1 700 people in Lambert s condition are being kept alive in French institutions Coincidentally this week years in a criminal court came to an end for Dr Nicolas Bonnemaison He had been accused of euthanasing seven patients who were at the end of their lives A jury found him not guilty and declared that he had taken medically justified decisions to end the agony of his patients even though one of the drugs was a banned poison MORE ON THESE TOPICS artificial nutrition and hydration euthanasia France This article is published by Michael Cook and BioEdge under a Creative Commons licence You may republish it or translate it free of charge with attribution for non commercial purposes following these guidelines If you teach at a university we ask that your department make a donation Commercial media must contact us for permission and fees Some

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/euthanasia_back_on_the_boil_in_france/11034 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: the latest news and articles about bioethics
    unconscious Kasem in light of an advance directive he had written The directive was vague and some of Kasem s family objected to move Nutrition and hydration often withdrawn without consent in Belgium Xavier Symons 22 March 2014 Comments tags artificial nutrition and hydration assisted suicide Belgium euthanasia A recent study in the Journal of Medical Ethics has found that in Belgium decisions to withdraw artificial nutrition and hydration ANH rarely involve patient consent Artificial nutrition and hydration should normally be withdrawn says doctor Michael Cook 02 March 2012 Comments tags artificial nutrition and hydration bioethics PVS An American doctor argues in the latest issue of the leading journal Bioethics that artificial nutrition and hydration should be withdrawn from all patients in a permanent vegetative state unless there is clear evidence that they want to be kept alive Food and water are medical treatments say Canadian ethicists Michael Cook 09 April 2011 Comments tags artificial nutrition and hydration Canada It is ethical to withhold and withdraw artificial nutrition and hydration ANH from children says the Canadian Paediatric Society In a bioethics position statement it argues that medically assisted food and water are medical treatment not an essential part of humane

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/tag/artificial+nutrition+and+hydration (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: France to vote on euthanasia later this year
    National d Ethique CCNE by a majority of one decided that euthanasia was too dangerous for society because vulnerable people could be victimised It expressed alarm at the situation in nearby Belgium Netherlands and Luxembourg where euthanasia is legal These countries legalised euthanasia for patients in the terminal stage who are able to decide for themselves but in practice the target group has progressively grown broader and been extended to vulnerable groups in society the CCNE s report PDF said But Hollande insists The CCNE wants a debate he said so France will have a debate and then Parliament will vote MORE ON THESE TOPICS euthanasia France This article is published by Michael Cook and BioEdge under a Creative Commons licence You may republish it or translate it free of charge with attribution for non commercial purposes following these guidelines If you teach at a university we ask that your department make a donation Commercial media must contact us for permission and fees Some articles on this site are published under different terms Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus comments powered by Disqus Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed MOST READ

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/france_to_vote_on_euthanasia_later_this_year/10589 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: French doctors endorse euthanasia
    has crossed a Rubicon it attempts to limit euthanasia which it calls assisted death to situations in which patients are suffering prolonged and uncontrollable psychological or physical pain Such extreme cases it claims are not envisaged in the so called 2005 Leonetti Law which currently regulates end of life issues in France In these situations when patients have clearly and repeatedly requested doctors to end their lives the CNOM says that doctors have a devoir d humanité a duty to humanity The appropriate response should be suitable deep and terminal sedation The CNOM says that a euthanasia law ought to make provision for conscientious objection President François Hollande plans to table end of life legislation in June MORE ON THESE TOPICS euthanasia France This article is published by Michael Cook and BioEdge under a Creative Commons licence You may republish it or translate it free of charge with attribution for non commercial purposes following these guidelines If you teach at a university we ask that your department make a donation Commercial media must contact us for permission and fees Some articles on this site are published under different terms Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus comments

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/french_doctors_endorse_euthanasia/10395 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: French to introduce assisted suicide and euthanasia
    early as June The existing legislation does not meet the legitimate concerns expressed by people who are gravely and incurably ill Hollande told the media this week Sicard professes to be a foe of legalised euthanasia However his three main proposals do involve ending life without consent He says that death should be accelerated if patients ask for it or if they have made an advance directive In a second scenario doctors could withdraw nutrition and hydration at the request of relatives of an unconscious person And third doctors could withdraw nutrition and hydration from persons in a permanent vegetative state MORE ON THESE TOPICS euthanasia France This article is published by Michael Cook and BioEdge under a Creative Commons licence You may republish it or translate it free of charge with attribution for non commercial purposes following these guidelines If you teach at a university we ask that your department make a donation Commercial media must contact us for permission and fees Some articles on this site are published under different terms Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus comments powered by Disqus Search BioEdge Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed MOST READ

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/french_to_introduce_assisted_suicide_and_euthanasia/10354 (2016-02-18)
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  • BioEdge: Sarkozy draws line in sand over euthanasia
    It leaves room for a dialogue between the patient his family and his physician This demonstrates understanding and humanity We do not have to legislate everything all the time His opponent François Hollande a Socialist recently revived France s simmering euthanasia debate in a TV interview A spokesman told Reuters that the exact protocols had not been worked out yet BioEdge Feb 1 MORE ON THESE TOPICS euthanasia France Please

    Original URL path: http://www.bioedge.org/bioethics/sarkozy_draws_line_in_sand_over_euthanasia/9938 (2016-02-18)
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