|Publication type:||Article in scientific journal|
|Type of review:||Peer review (publication)|
|Title:||Experiences, personal attitudes, and professional stances of Swiss health care professionals toward voluntary stopping of eating and drinking to hasten death : a cross-sectional study|
|Published in:||Journal of Pain and Symptom Management|
|Publisher / Ed. Institution:||Elsevier|
|Subjects:||Survey; Experience; Food refusal; Health professional; Questionnaire; Voluntary stopping of eating and drinking|
|Subject (DDC):||616: Internal medicine and diseases|
|Abstract:||Voluntary stopping of eating and drinking (VSED) is the self-determined decision of an individual with the decision-making capacity to cause premature death. During the course of VSED, the person is dependent on the support of relatives and health professionals. To date, little is known of the attitudes of Swiss health professionals on this topic.|
|Fulltext version:||Published version|
|License (according to publishing contract):||Licence according to publishing contract|
|Organisational Unit:||Institute of Nursing (IPF)|
|Published as part of the ZHAW project:||Voluntary Stopping of Eating and Drinking (VSED) in Switzerland from different points of view|
|Appears in Collections:||Publikationen Gesundheit|
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