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Publication type: Contribution to magazine or newspaper
Title: The voluntary stopping of eating and drinking : dying with dignity?
Authors: Fringer, André
Stängle, Sabrina
et. al: No
DOI: 10.33548/SCIENTIA575
Published in: Scientia
Issue Date: 11-Nov-2020
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Science Diffusion
ISSN: 2059-8971
Language: English
Subject (DDC): 170: Ethics
610.73: Nursing
Abstract: To die with dignity is a common wish but not one that is easily granted. Professor Dr André Fringer and Mrs Sabrina Stängle, both of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, are investigating the voluntary stopping of eating and drinking (VSED) as a means to hasten death as an alternative to active euthanasia. Their work is driving forward our understanding of the medical and ethical ramifications of this practice.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
Departement: Health Professions
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
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