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Table 4 Case Vignette and personal view

From: Euthanasia in advanced dementia; the view of the general practitioners in the Netherlands on a vignette case along the juridical and ethical dispute

  Number of GPs that responded to the question Yes
n (%)
No
n (%)
Maybe
N (%)
25a Do you judge the way of acting of this GP as correct? 388 178 (45.9) 210 (54.1)
25b An AED can replace an oral request if communication with the concerned patient is impossible. 412 76 (18.0) 178 (42.2) 158 (37.4)
25c The family can initiate the start of a euthanasia procedure representing the interests of the concerned patient. 414 95(22.5) 209 (49.5) 110 (26.1)
25d A sedative medicine prior performing euthanasia to the concerned patient is allowed. 396 181 (42.9) 126 (29.9) 89 (21.1)