Importance of Understanding Suffering for Clinical Ethics
Cassell, Eric J.
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ETHICS 2(2): 81-82, Summer 1991
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Cassell, Eric J. (1991)Unrelieved human suffering is terrible. It is for this reason that the alleviation of suffering is the warrant of medicine and its test of adequacy. For many of the very sick patients who populate our hospitals and the ...
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 ...