Publications

Dissertations

Medical futility in Dutch neonatology.
Medical futility in Dutch neonatology.

Groningen: University of Groningen, 2009.

Selected recent publications

Fertility Control.
Fertility Control.

Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics.
Edited by H. Ten Have (Dordrecht/Boston: Springer, 2015).

Articles

Adverse Psychological Effects to Deep Brain Stimulation: Overturning the Question (with Dennis Patterson).
Adverse Psychological Effects to Deep Brain Stimulation: Overturning the Question (with Dennis Patterson).

AJOB Neuroscience 5(2014): 62–64. DOI:10.1080/21507740.2014.951786.

End-of-life decisions in Dutch neonatology.
End-of-life decisions in Dutch neonatology.

Medical Law Review 2010; 18: 471-496.

Chapters

Advance directives in the Netherlands: the gap between legal regulation and medical practice (with C.Vezzoni).
Advance directives in the Netherlands: the gap between legal regulation and medical practice (with C.Vezzoni).

Self-determination, Dignity and End-of-life care: Regulating Advance Directives in International and Comparative Perspective (S. Negri ed.) The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2012. Pp. 287-298.

End-of-life decisions in Italy.
End-of-life decisions in Italy.

Euthanasia and Law in Europe.
Edited by J. Griffiths, H. Weyers & M. Adams.
(Oxford: Hart Publishing Company, 2008)
Pp. 395-423

Web publications

 RSPMB (Regulation of Socially Problematic Medical Behavior) Newsletter.
RSPMB (Regulation of Socially Problematic Medical Behavior) Newsletter.

Between 2003 and 2010 I was the editor of the newsletter of my Research Group at the University of Groningen, and wrote several short pieces.

Working papers

Decisions to forego ‘medically futile’ life-prolonging medical treatment in newborn babies in the Netherlands: a multidisciplinary study..
Decisions to forego ‘medically futile’ life-prolonging medical treatment in newborn babies in the Netherlands: a multidisciplinary study..

Winner of the 2009 Best Paper Prize, awarded by the Groningen Graduate School of Law on scholarly originality, depth and thoroughness.

Works in Other Languages

The progressive bourgeois / Il progressista borghese.
The progressive bourgeois / Il progressista borghese.

In Italo Svevo and his Legacy for the Third Millennium. Volume II, Contexts and Influences. Stellardi & Tandello eds., Leicester: Troubador. 

Il diritto di rifiutare cure salvavita: il dibattito tra i Padri Costituenti sull'articolo 32.2 della Costituzione.
Il diritto di rifiutare cure salvavita: il dibattito tra i Padri Costituenti sull'articolo 32.2 della Costituzione.

[The right to refuse life-prolonging treatment: the debate in the Italian Constituent Assembly in 1947]
Notizie di Politeia
 105(2012): 29-39.

L'eutanasia in Olanda tra etica e diritto.

[Euthanasia in the Netherlands: ethical and legal aspects]
Book. Piacenza: Vicolo del Pavone, 2010.

Neuroetica: sì, no, forse (con Raffaella Rumiati)..
Neuroetica: sì, no, forse (con Raffaella Rumiati)..

[On neuroethics]
Giornale Italiano di Psicologia 2010; 4: 817-22.

La proporzionalità delle cure in neonatologia: un documento della Società Olandese di Pediatria..
La proporzionalità delle cure in neonatologia: un documento della Società Olandese di Pediatria..

[Medical futility in neonatology: position statement by the Dutch Society for Pediatrics] 
Bioetica 2009; 17: 119-124.

Il Protocollo di Groningen: conversazioni con Eduard Verhagen.
Il Protocollo di Groningen: conversazioni con Eduard Verhagen.

[The Groningen Protocol: conversations with Eduard Verhagen]
Bioetica 2008; 16: 503-517.

Ontluikend begrip voor levensbeëindiging in Italië..
Ontluikend begrip voor levensbeëindiging in Italië..

[Beginnings of understanding for end-of-life decisions in Italy] Medisch Contact 2007; 48: 1987.