Situating End-of-Life Decision Making in a Hybrid Ethical Frame
Communication and Medicine 2007; 4(2): 131-140
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Ethical Decision Making With End-of-Life Care: Palliative Sedation and Withholding or Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatments Olsen, Molly L; Swetz, Keith M; Mueller, Paul S (2010-10)Palliative sedation (PS) is the use of medications to induce decreased or absent awareness in order to relieve otherwise intractable suffering at the end of life. Although uncommon, some patients undergoing aggressive ...