The perspectives of clinical staff and bereaved informal care-givers on the use of continuous sedation until death for cancer patients: The study protocol of the UNBIASED study

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Seymour, J.; Rietjens, J.; Brown, J.; van der Heide, A.; Sterckx, S.; Deliens, L.; Team, UNBIASEDS;
(2011)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central

Background: A significant minority of dying people experience refractory symptoms or extreme distress\ud unresponsive to conventional therapies. In such circumstances, sedation may be used to decrease or remove\ud consciousness until death occurs. This practice is descr... View more
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