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Palliative or Terminal Sedation Overview - Dying, Funerals & Grief
Dec 4, 2014 ... An overview of palliative sedation to alleviate suffering, also known as terminal sedation.
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 ...
Palliative Sedation and Euthanasia Differences
Jun 18, 2014 ... Does palliative sedation cause death, like euthanasia? What separates palliative sedation from euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide?
Definition of Palliative Sedation - Lung Cancer - About.com
Nov 30, 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
Dec 15, 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 - Dying, Funerals & Grief - 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 ...
Managing Nausea and Vomiting for Palliative Care Patients
Dec 16, 2014 ... Nausea and Vomiting in the Palliative Care Patient .... Affects Digestion · Constipation in Palliative Care and Hospice · Palliative Sedation ...
End-of-Life - Care at the End of Life
Caring for the Dying · Pain & Symptom Management · Palliative Care ... The Decision to Stop Eating and Drinking at the End of Life · Palliative Sedation: When ...
Will I Experience Pain at the End of Life? - Lung Cancer - About.com
Dec 16, 2014 ... Fear that medications will hasten death – Studies have found that treating end of life pain with narcotics and even palliative sedation does not ...