Sedation for comfort at end of life.

Abstract:

:Treatment for patients who are dying from cancer and are suffering with physiologic and existential symptoms is an important and valuable skill for health care providers. However, the treatment for suffering at the end of life and the use of sedation for comfort often are misunderstood. The following is a discussion of the clinical skills and ethical considerations that health care providers should have when treating terminal patients with cancer.

journal_name

Curr Pain Headache Rep

authors

Walton O,Weinstein SM

doi

10.1007/s11916-002-0035-4

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subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2002-06-01 00:00:00

pages

197-201

issue

3

eissn

1531-3433

issn

1534-3081

journal_volume

6

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