CAREFuL - Implementing the Care Programme For the Last Days of Life in acute geriatric hospital wards in Flanders, Belgium
Improving the quality of end-of-life care in acute geriatric hospital wards in Flanders
A Cross-cultural international study of Medical Practitioners’ Understanding and Practice of Continuous Sedation for Distress at the End of Life
Survey to gain insight into physicians’ practices and opinions regarding the use of continuous sedation
Euthanasia Requests from Psychiatric Patients in Flanders: Motives, Experiences, Management, and Outcomes
Concerning psychiatric patients, the possibility of euthanasia gives rise to many ethical and juridical concerns regarding the adequate assessment and evaluation of all legal and due care criteria. E.g. the key criterion unbearable psychological suffering is still insufficiently understood.
Development of a practice tool for the improvement of palliative sedation practices in nursing homes
The research proposal is concerned with the development, validation and effectiveness of clinical practice guidelines forpalliative sedation in nursing homes aimed at improvement of care delivery by general practitioners