Artificial Nutrition and Hydration at the End of Life
Heuberger, Roschelle A
Journal of nutrition for the elderly 2010 Oct; 29(4): 347-85
Considerable controversy surrounds the issue of care at the end of life (EOL) for older adults. Technological advances and the legal, ethical, clinical, religious, cultural, personal, and fiscal considerations in the provision of artificial hydration and nutrition support to older adults near death are presented in this comprehensive review.
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