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Palliative or Terminal Sedation Overview
Apr 28, 2014 ... An overview of palliative sedation to alleviate suffering, also known as terminal sedation.
Palliative Sedation and Euthanasia Differences - Death and Dying
Jun 18, 2014 ... Does palliative sedation cause death, like euthanasia? What separates palliative sedation from euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide?
Palliative Sedation - Definition of Palliative Sedation
Jul 22, 2013 ... Definition: Palliative sedation is the use of sedative medications in increasing doses to achieve a desired level of sedation as a means to ...
Definition of Palliative Sedation - Lung Cancer - About.com
Aug 1, 2014 ... Palliative sedation is the use of medications to cause sleepiness or unconsciousness when nothing else works to control suffering in a dying ...
palliative sedation - Have you had to consider Palliative Sedation?
Jul 2, 2009 ... Have you ever had to consider palliative sedation for yourself or your loved one to relieve uncontrolled suffering? How did you wrestle with that ...
Managing & Treating Delirium & Terminal Restlessness
Apr 30, 2014 ... If this happens to your dying loved one, palliative sedation may be a last resort. Palliative sedation is the use of sedatives to achieve a desired ...
Sedation - Definition of Sedation - Death and Dying - About.com
Jul 22, 2013 ... Sedation can range from mild, with a gentle calming effect, to a level of unconsciousness, as may happen with palliative sedation and ...
End-of-Life - Care at the End of Life - Death and Dying - About.com
Caring for the Dying · Pain & Symptom Management · Palliative Care ... The Decision to Stop Eating and Drinking at the End of Life · Palliative Sedation: When ...
Suffering - Definition of Suffering - Death and Dying - About.com
Jul 22, 2013 ... Definition: Suffering a term commonly used in palliative care and ... Palliative Care Definition · Palliative Sedation Definition · Definition of ...
Will I Experience Pain at the End of Life? - Lung Cancer - About.com
May 9, 2014 ... Fear that medications will hasten death – Studies have found that treating end of life pain with narcotics and even palliative sedation does not ...