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[Evaluation of attitude towards euthanasia expressed by first year medical students from Szczecin, Greifswald and Lund medical faculties]

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Source
Ann Acad Med Stetin. 2008;54(1):164-9
Publication Type
Article
Date
2008
Author
Mierzecki Artur
Rekawek Krzysztof
Swiatkowski Jan
Hoelscher Mave
Yelva Lilia
Wisniewska Magdalena
Boczar Tomasz
Chojnicki Michal
Montnémery Peter
Hannich Hans-Joachim
Author Affiliation
Samodzielna Pracownia Ksztalcenia Lekarza Rodzinnego Pomorskiej Akademii Medycznej w Szczecinie ul. Rybacka 1, 70-204 Szczecin.
Source
Ann Acad Med Stetin. 2008;54(1):164-9
Date
2008
Language
Polish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Attitude of Health Personnel - ethnology
Attitude to Death - ethnology
Attitude to Health - ethnology
Cross-Cultural Comparison
Euthanasia
Euthanasia, Active
Female
Germany
Health Surveys
Humans
Life Support Care
Male
Poland
Questionnaires
Religion and Medicine
Right to Die
Students, Medical - statistics & numerical data
Sweden
Abstract
INTRODUCTION: Medical students' attitude towards euthanasia is a very important ethical problem because they may grapple with this question as future doctors. The aim of the study was to compare the attitude to euthanasia in the group of first year medical students from Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University Greifswald (Germany) and Lund University (Sweden). MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study is based on anonymous filling out of the questionnaire about euthanasia by first year medical students. 233 students (61%) answered the questionnaire. There were 65 Polish students, 71 German and 97 Swedish ones. In the group of respondents there were 129 (55%) women and 104 (45%) men. The average age was 22.3 years. RESULTS: 82% of questioned German students declared the acceptance of euthanasia and it was a significantly higher percentage than in comparison to 61% of Swedish students (p
PubMed ID
19127825 View in PubMed
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