The Ethics of Palliative Sedation
Caring 2004 November; 23(11): 14-19
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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 ...