Caring for the Critically Ill Patient in a Persistent Vegetative State: Must Nutritional and Hydration Support Always Be Provided?
McCarthy, Jeremiah J.
Linacre Quarterly. 1994 May; 61(2): 63-76.
Allowing to Die; Artificial Feeding; Autonomy; Brain; Brain Death; Caring; Casuistry; Critically Ill; Death; Decision Making; Dehumanization; Ethics; Intention; Killing; Life; Moral Policy; Narrative Ethics; Persistent Vegetative State; Personhood; Quality of Life; Risks and Benefits; Social Interaction; Value of Life; Wedge Argument; Withholding Treatment;
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The Lived Experience of Registered Nurses Involved in the Withdrawal of Nutrition and Hydration in a Persistent Vegetative State (PVS) Patient Hollows, Kim (1995-03)The purpose of this phenomenological study was to describe the experience of five Registered Nurses involved in the withdrawal of nutrition and hydration in a persistent Vegetative State (PVS) patient. Three female and two ...