Advance Care Decision Making in Germany and Italy A Comparative, European and International Law Perspective /

What is the situation of people who are unable to make decisions due to a physical or mental change? This book gives impulses and answers to many ethical, economical and mainly legal questions which arise and are associated with the end of life. A universal human rights approach and the analysis of...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Negri, Stefania. (Editor), Taupitz, Jochen. (Editor), Salki♯!, Amina. (Editor), Zwick, Anna. (Editor)
Format: Electronic
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2013.
Series:Ver©œffentlichungen des Instituts f©ơr Deutsches, Europ©Þisches und Internationales Medizinrecht, Gesundheitsrecht und Bioethik der Universit©Þten Heidelberg und Mannheim, 41
Online Access:View fulltext via EzAccess
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Universal Human Rights and End-of-Life Care
  • Advance Health Care Directives under European Law and European Biolaw
  • Advance Directives Regulation in Italy: Between Consent and Legal Rules
  • PatientỚ"s autonomy according to German Law
  • ỚSKilling me softlyỚ<U+00fd>: new questions about therapeutic self-determination in the Italian society and old answers from the Criminal Code
  • The German Law on Euthanasia: the legal basics and the actual debate
  • Access to Palliative Care in the Italian Legal System
  • Legal Rules on Palliative Care under German Law
  • End of Life Care and the Economics of Living Wills
  • Appendix.