Terminal sedation and the "imminence condition".

@article{Cellarius2008TerminalSA,
  title={Terminal sedation and the "imminence condition".},
  author={Victor Cellarius},
  journal={Journal of medical ethics},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={69-72}
}
"Terminal sedation" refers to the use of sedation as palliation in dying patients with a terminal diagnosis. Although terminal sedation has received widespread legal and ethical justification, the practice remains ethically contentious, particularly as some hold that it foreseeably hastens death. It has been proposed that empirical studies show that terminal sedation does not hasten death, or that even if it may hasten death it does not do so in a foreseeable way. Nonetheless, it is clear that… CONTINUE READING
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