Review Collection: Euthanasia

Euthanasia 29 reviews
Desire for hastened death 20 reviews

Euthanasia: 29 reviews

2020

Kelley LT, Coderre-Ball AM, Dalgarno N, McKeown S, Egan R. Continuing Professional Development for Primary Care Providers in Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Systematic Review. J Palliat Med. 2020 May 21. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2020.0060. Epub ahead of print.

Lowers J, Scardaville M, Hughes S, Preston NJ. Comparison of the experience of caregiving at end of life or in hastened death: a narrative synthesis review. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 8;19(1):154. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00660-8.

Rutherford J, Willmott L, White BP. Physician attitudes to voluntary assisted dying: a scoping review. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jun 20:bmjspcare-2020-002192. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002192. Epub ahead of print.

2019

Andriessen K, Krysinska K, Castelli Dransart DA, Dargis L, Mishara BL. Grief After Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide. Crisis. 2019 Oct 28:1-18. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000630. [Epub ahead of print]

Brooks L. Health Care Provider Experiences of and Perspectives on Medical Assistance in Dying: A Scoping Review of Qualitative Studies. Can J Aging. 2019 Sep;38(3):384-396. doi: 10.1017/S0714980818000600. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

Castelli Dransart DA, Lapierre S, Erlangsen A, Canetto SS, Heisel M, Draper B, Lindner R, Richard-Devantoy S, Cheung G, Scocco P, Gusmão R, De Leo D, Inoue K, De Techterman V, Fiske A, Hong JP, Landry M, Lepage AA, Marcoux I, Na PJ, Neufeld E, Ummel D, Winslov JH, Wong C, Wu J, Wyart M. A systematic review of older adults' request for or attitude toward euthanasia or assisted-suicide. Aging Ment Health. 2019 Dec 10:1-11. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2019.1697201. [Epub ahead of print]

Gamondi C, Fusi-Schmidhauser T, Oriani A, Payne S, Preston N. Family members' experiences of assisted dying: A systematic literature review with thematic synthesis. Palliat Med. 2019 Jun 27:269216319857630. doi: 10.1177/0269216319857630. [Epub ahead of print]

Gerson SM, Koksvik GH, Richards N, Materstvedt LJ, Clark D. The Relationship of Palliative Care With Assisted Dying Where Assisted Dying is Lawful: A Systematic Scoping Review of the Literature. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Dec 24;S0885-3924(19)31066-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.12.361. [Epub ahead of print].

Gerson SM, Bingley A, Preston N, Grinyer A. When is hastened death considered suicide? A systematically conducted literature review about palliative care professionals' experiences where assisted dying is legal. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Aug 31;18(1):75. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0451-4.

Husain MA, Mohammad I, Nageshwar V, Sridhar KMK. Does Knowledge and Attitude is Needed Regarding Euthanasia in Clinical Course? A Narrative Review Based on an Available Literature. Med Leg Update. 2019;19(1):56-60. doi: 10.5958/0974-1283.2019.00012.4.

Roest B, Trappenburg M, Leget C. The involvement of family in the Dutch practice of euthanasia and physician assisted suicide: a systematic mixed studies review. BMC Med Ethics. 2019 Apr 5;20(1):23. doi: 10.1186/s12910-019-0361-2.

Silvius JL, Memon A, Arain M. Medical Assistance in Dying: Alberta Approach and Policy Analysis. Can J Aging. 2019 Sep;38(3):397-406. doi: 10.1017/S0714980819000175. Epub 2019 May 3.

Suva G, Penney T, McPherson CJ. Medical Assistance in Dying: A Scoping Review to Inform Nurses' Practice. J Hosp Palliat Nurs. 2019 Feb;21(1):46-53. doi: 10.1097/NJH.0000000000000486.

2017

Cuman G, Gastmans C. Minors and euthanasia: a systematic review of argument-based ethics literature. Eur J Pediatr. 2017 Jul;176(7):837-847. doi: 10.1007/s00431-017-2934-8. Epub 2017 Jun 1.

Diehl-Schmid J, Jox R, Gauthier S, Belleville S, Racine E, Schüle C, Turecki G, Richard-Devantoy S. Suicide and assisted dying in dementia: What we know and what we need to know. A narrative literature review. Int Psychogeriatr. 2017 Aug;29(8):1247-1259. doi: 10.1017/S1041610217000679. Epub 2017 May 2.

2015

Tomlinson E, Stott J. Assisted dying in dementia: a systematic review of the international literature on the attitudes of health professionals, patients, carers and the public, and the factors associated with these. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015 Jan;30(1):10-20. Epub 2014 Jul 10.

2014

Capurro D, Ganzinger M, Perez-Lu J, Knaup P. Effectiveness of eHealth interventions and information needs in palliative care: a systematic literature review. J Med Internet Res. 2014 Mar 7;16(3):e72.

Vézina-Im LA, Lavoie M, Krol P, Olivier-D'Avignon M. Motivations of physicians and nurses to practice voluntary euthanasia: a systematic review. BMC Palliat Care. 2014 Apr 10;13(1):20.

2013

Hendry M, Pasterfield D, Lewis R, Carter B, Hodgson D, Wilkinson C. Why do we want the right to die? A systematic review of the international literature on the views of patients, carers and the public on assisted dying. Palliat Med. 2013 Jan;27(1):13-26.Epub 2012 Nov 5.

Steck N, Egger M, Maessen M, Reisch T, Zwahlen M. Euthanasia and assisted suicide in selected European countries and US states: systematic literature review. Med Care. 2013 Oct;51(10):938-44.

2011

Levene I, Parker M. Prevalence of depression in granted and refused requests for euthanasia and assisted suicide: a systematic review. J Med Ethics. 2011 Apr;37(4):205-11. Epub 2011 Jan 27.

McCormack R, Clifford M, Conroy M. Attitudes of UK doctors towards euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide: A systematic literature review. Palliat Med. 2011 Mar 10. [Epub ahead of print]

McCormick AJ. Self-determination, the right to die, and culture: a literature review. Soc Work. 2011 Apr;56(2):119-28.

2010

Dees M, Vernooij-Dassen M, Dekkers W, van Weel C. Unbearable suffering of patients with a request for euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide: an integrative review. Psychooncology. 2010 Apr;19(4):339-52.

2009

Gielen J, van den Branden S, Broeckaert B. Religion and nurses' attitudes to euthanasia and physician assisted suicide. Nurs Ethics. 2009 May;16(3):303-18.

Quaghebeur T, Dierckx de Casterlé B, Gastmans C. Nursing and euthanasia: a review of argument-based ethics literature. Nurs Ethics. 2009 Jul;16(4):466-86.

2008

De Bal N, Gastmans C, Dierckx de Casterlè B. Nurses' involvement in the care of patients requesting euthanasia: a review of the literature. Int J Nurs Stud. 2008 Apr;45(4):626-44.

2006

Parkinson L, Rainbird K, Kerridge I, Clover K, Ravenscroft P, Cavenagh J, Carter G. Patients' attitudes towards euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide: A systematic review of the literature published over fifteen years. Monash Bioethics Review. 2006 Oct;25(4):19-43.

2005

Dickinson GE, Clark D, Winslow M,  Marples R. US physicians' attitudes concerning euthanasia and physician-assisted death: A systematic literature review. Mortality. 2005 Feb;10(1):43-52.

Desire for hastened death: 20 reviews

2020

Lowers J, Scardaville M, Hughes S, Preston NJ. Comparison of the experience of caregiving at end of life or in hastened death: a narrative synthesis review. BMC Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 8;19(1):154. doi: 10.1186/s12904-020-00660-8.

Patel T, Christy K, Grierson L, Shadd J, Farag A, O'Toole D, Lawson J, Vanstone M. Clinician responses to legal requests for hastened death: a systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative research. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Jun 29:bmjspcare-2019-002018. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-002018. Epub ahead of print.

2019

Chauliac N, Leaune E, Gardette V, Poulet E, Duclos A. Suicide Prevention Interventions for Older People in Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities: A Systematic Review. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2019 Dec 16;891988719892343. doi: 10.1177/0891988719892343. [Epub ahead of print].

Gerson SM, Koksvik GH, Richards N, Materstvedt LJ, Clark D. The Relationship of Palliative Care With Assisted Dying Where Assisted Dying is Lawful: A Systematic Scoping Review of the Literature. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2019 Dec 24;S0885-3924(19)31066-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.12.361. [Epub ahead of print].

Gerson SM, Bingley A, Preston N, Grinyer A. When is hastened death considered suicide? A systematically conducted literature review about palliative care professionals' experiences where assisted dying is legal. BMC Palliat Care. 2019 Aug 31;18(1):75. doi: 10.1186/s12904-019-0451-4.

Rodríguez-Prat A, Balaguer A, Crespo I, Monforte-Royo C. Feeling like a burden to others and the wish to hasten death in patients with advanced illness: A systematic review. Bioethics. 2019 Apr 8. doi: 10.1111/bioe.12562. [Epub ahead of print]

Shepard MD, Perepezko K, Broen MPG, Hinkle JT, Butala A, Mills KA, Nanavati J, Fischer NM, Nestadt P, Pontone G. Suicide in Parkinson's disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2019 Jan 19. pii: jnnp-2018-319815. doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2018-319815. [Epub ahead of print]

2018

Elmore J, Wright DK, Paradis M. Nurses' moral experiences of assisted death: A meta-synthesis of qualitative research. Nurs Ethics. 2018 Dec;25(8):955-972. doi: 10.1177/0969733016679468. Epub 2016 Dec 28.

Klingman KJ, Sullivan S. Associations between Sleep Disorders and Comfort at End-of-Life: Opportunities for Improvement. Sleep Med Res. 2018 Dec 30;9(2):110-114. doi: https://doi.org/10.17241/smr.2018.00276

Rodríguez-Prat A, van Leeuwen E. Assumptions and moral understanding of the wish to hasten death: a philosophical review of qualitative studies. Med Health Care Philos. 2018 Mar;21(1):63-75. doi: 10.1007/s11019-017-9785-y.

Wand APF, Peisah C, Draper B, Brodaty H. Understanding self-harm in older people: a systematic review of qualitative studies. Aging Ment Health. 2018 Mar;22(3):289-298. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2017.1304522. Epub 2017 Mar 22.

2017

Bellido-Pérez M, Monforte-Royo C, Tomás-Sábado J, Porta-Sales J, Balaguer A. Assessment of the wish to hasten death in patients with advanced disease: A systematic review of measurement instruments. Palliat Med. 2017 Jun;31(6):510-525. Epub 2016 Oct 22.

Rodríguez-Prat A, Balaguer A, Booth A, Monforte-Royo C. Understanding patients' experiences of the wish to hasten death: An updated and expanded systematic review and meta-ethnography. BMJ Open. 2017 Sep 29;7(9):e016659. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016659.

2014

Ivanović N, Büche D, Fringer A. Voluntary stopping of eating and drinking at the end of life - a 'systematic search and review' giving insight into an option of hastening death in capacitated adults at the end of life. BMC Palliat Care. 2014 Jan 8;13(1):1. doi: 10.1186/1472-684X-13-1.

2012

Monforte-Royo C, Villavicencio-Chávez C, Tomás-Sábado J, Mahtani-Chugani V, Balaguer A. What lies behind the wish to hasten death? A systematic review and meta-ethnography from the perspective of patients. PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e37117.Epub 2012 May 14.

2010

Robson A, Scrutton F, Wilkinson L, MacLeod F. The risk of suicide in cancer patients: a review of the literature. Psychooncology. 2010 Dec;19(12):1250-8. doi: 10.1002/pon.1717.

2008

Robertson M. Suicidal ideation in the palliative care patient: considerations for health care practice. Aust Soc Work. 2008 Jun;61(2):150-167.

2007

McPherson CJ, Wilson KG, Murray MA. Feeling like a burden to others: a systematic review focusing on the end of life. Palliat Med. 2007 Mar;21(2):115-28.

2006

Hudson PL, Kristjanson LJ, Ashby M, Kelly B, Schofield P, Hudson R, Aranda S, O'Connor M, Street A. Desire for hastened death in patients with advanced disease and the evidence base of clinical guidelines: a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2006 Oct;20(7):693-701.

Hudson PL, Schofield P, Kelly B, Hudson R, O'Connor M, Kristjanson LJ, Ashby M, Aranda S. Responding to desire to die statements from patients with advanced disease: recommendations for health professionals. Palliat Med. 2006 Oct;20(7):703-10.

Last updated 20 April 2021