Continuous Deep Sedation, Physician-Assisted Suicide, and Euthanasia in Huntington's Disorder
Fürst, Carl Johan
International journal of palliative nursing 2010 Nov; 16(11): 527-33
To investigate the attitudes among Swedish physicians and the general public towards continuous deep sedation (CDS) as an alternative treatment for a competent, not imminently dying patient with Huntington's disorder requesting physician-assisted suicide (PAS) and euthanasia.
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