Ethical dilemmas faced by hospice nurses when administering palliative sedation to patients with terminal cancer.

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OBJECTIVE Palliative sedation is a method of symptom management frequently used in hospices to treat uncontrolled symptoms at the end of life. There is a substantial body of literature on this subject; however, there has been little research into the experiences of hospice nurses when administering palliative sedation in an attempt to manage the terminal… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S1478951516000419

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@article{Vries2017EthicalDF, title={Ethical dilemmas faced by hospice nurses when administering palliative sedation to patients with terminal cancer.}, author={Kay de Vries and Marek Plaskota}, journal={Palliative & supportive care}, year={2017}, volume={15 2}, pages={148-157} }