Table 1

Characteristics of patients, due care not met cases from 2012 to 2016, n=32

Age group, years*
Substantive criteria case1031
EAS advocacy organisation case619
Primary doctor refused to provide EAS619
Number of doctors involved in EAS
Number of official consultants
Number of SCEN consultants
Disagreement between doctors Involved516
  • *These are categories used in most of the reports. Some 2012 case reports used non-overlapping age categories (eg, 40–49 years). The 2012 cases have been converted to the current format.

  • EAS, euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide; SCEN, Support and Consultation on Euthanasia in the Netherlands.