Palliative Sedation in Patients With Cancer.

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BACKGROUND Palliative sedation involves the use of sedative medication to relieve refractory symptoms in patients by reducing their level of consciousness. Although it is considered an acceptable clinical practice from most ethical points of view, palliative sedation is still a widely debated procedure and merits better understanding. METHODS The relevant… (More)

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@article{Maltoni2015PalliativeSI, title={Palliative Sedation in Patients With Cancer.}, author={Marco Maltoni and Elisabetta Setola}, journal={Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center}, year={2015}, volume={22 4}, pages={433-41} }