Hydration in the Terminally Ill Patient
Nursing Standard 1994 July 20; 8(43): 29-32
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Fainsinger, Robin L.; Phipps, Etienne; Mogielnicki, R. Peter; Bernat, James L.; Gert, Bernard; Fade, Ann; Kaplan, Karen O.; McCann, Robert M.; Hall, William J.; Groth-Juncker, Ann Marie (1995-06-15)
On Withholding Nutrition and Hydration in the Terminally Ill: Has Palliative Medicine Gone Too Far? a Reply Dunlop, R.J.; Ellershaw, J.E.; Baines, M.J.; Sykes, N.; Saunders, C.M. (1995-06)Patients who are dying of cancer usually give up eating and then stop drinking. This raises ethical dilemmas about providing nutritional support and fluid replacement. The decision-making process should be based on a ...