Intractable End-of-Life Suffering and the Ethics of Palliative Sedation: A Commentary on Cassell and Rich
Jansen, Lynn A
Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.) 2010 Mar; 11(3): 440-1; discussion 442
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Cassell, Eric J; Rich, Ben A (2010-03)Palliative sedation (sedation to unconsciousness) as an option of last resort for intractable end-of-life distress has been the subject of ongoing discussion and debate as well as policy formulation. A particularly contentious ...
Jansen, Lynn A. (2010-02)It is often claimed that the intentions of physicians are multiple, ambiguous, and uncertain-at least with respect to end-of-life care. This claim provides support for the conclusion that the principle of double effect is ...