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The Actuality and the Historical Background of Covert Euthanasia in Albania
Euthanasia is not legal in Albania, yet there is strong evidence that euthanising a terminally ill patient is not an unknown concept for the Albanians. The first mentioned case of euthanasia is found in 7(th) century AD ...
Ventilation Non Invasive Et Insuffisance Respiratoire Chronique d'origine Neuromusculaire: Implications Pour l'intensiviste. Aspects Ethiques
Non-invasive mechanical ventilation in patients with chronic neuromuscular disorders is an effective tool for treating dyspnea or sleep disturbances often observed in such patients. So, NIV has to be considered as a ...
Facing End-of-Life Talks, Doctors Choose to Wait
While the medical treatment of older individuals often results in desirable outcomes, indiscriminate use of aggressive treatment at the end-of-life can cause paradoxical harm and suffering. Comprehensive assessment and ...