Opioid Use in Last Week of Life and Implications for End-of-Life Decision-Making
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Sykes, Nigel; Thorns, Andrew (2003-02-10)BACKGROUND: The use of sedation at the end of life has aroused ethical controversy, attracting accusations of hastening death by gradually increasing sedative doses. The doctrine of double effect has been introduced as an ...
Influence of Physicians? Life Stances on Attitudes to End-of-Life Decisions and Actual End-of-Life Decision-Making in Six Countries Cohen, J.; van Delden, J.; Mortier, F.; Löfmark, R.; Norup, M.; Cartwright, C.; Faisst, K.; Canova, C.; Onwuteaka-Philipsen, B.; Bilsen, J. (Eureld Consortium, 2008-04)Aim: To examine how physicians? life stances affect their attitudes to end-of-life decisions and their actual end-of-life decision-making. Methods: Practising physicians from various specialties involved in the care of ...
Influence of the Metropolitan Environment on End-of-Life Decisions: A Population-Based Study of End-of-Life Decision-Making in the Brussels Metropolitan Region and Non-Metropolitan Flanders Cohen, Joachim; Chambaere, Kenneth; Bilsen, Johan; Houttekier, Dirk; Mortier, Freddy; Deliens, Luc (2010-09)Research is beginning to show differences between end-of-life care in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas. Using population-based post-mortem surveys this article compares medical end-of-life decisions in the Brussels ...