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Table 5 Hastened Death Caregiving Studies

From: Comparison of the experience of caregiving at end of life or in hastened death: a narrative synthesis review

Author Study Design Type of Hastened Death Number of Caregivers Patient Condition
Albert, SM, 2005 [67] United States Not specified Patient wish for hastened death 80 Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Back, AL, 2002 [15] United States Grounded theory Physician-assisted suicide 35 Cancer, AIDS, neurologic, other
Buchbinder, M, 2018 [17] United States Ethnography Medical aid in dying 19 Not specified
Buchbinder, M, 2018 [18] United States Grounded theory Medical aid in dying 34 Cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Dees, 2013 [68] Netherlands Thematic analysis Euthanasia 31 Cancer, neurologic, other
Gamondi, C, 2015 [19] Switzerland Grounded theory Assisted suicide 11 Not specified
Gamondi, C, 2018 [20] Switzerland Grounded theory Assisted suicide 11 Cancer, AIDS, neurologic, other
Georges, JJ, 2007 [69] Netherlands Statistical analysis of interview data Euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide 87 Cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Holmes, S, 2018 [70] Canada Content analysis Medical assistance in dying 18 Cancer, organ failure, neurologic
Jansen-Van Der Weide, MC, 2009 [71] Netherlands Secondary analysis of interview data Euthanasia 86 Cancer, other
Snijdewind, MC, 2014 [72] Netherlands Inductive analysis Euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide 26 Cancer, old age, neurological
Starks, H, 2007 [16] United States Inductive analysis Hastened death 48 Not specified