On Withholding Nutrition and Hydration in the Terminally Ill: Has Palliative Medicine Gone Too Far? A Commentary
JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ETHICS 1994 September; 20(3): 144-145
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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 ...