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Current clinical practice guidelines on palliative sedative for adults: What are the ethical challenges of this practice?

Dr Martyna Tomczyk and Prof Ralf J Jox, researchers in the ethics of palliative care at the Institute of Humanities in Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital in Switzerland, with the invaluable help of Mrs Cécile Jaques, a medical librarian at the … Continue reading

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Clinical Aspects of Palliative Sedation in Prospective Studies: A Systematic Review

What is the current practice regarding palliative sedation in palliative care? This is the main question that answers this systematic review of prospective studies. It is part of a Horizon2020 project, Palliative Sedation, in which different countries and centres across Europe … Continue reading

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How to measure the effects and potential adverse events of palliative sedation? An integrative review

María Arantzamendi, Alazne Belar Beitia and Carlos Centeno, researchers from the Instituto Cultura y Sociedad, Universidad de Navarra (Spain), are members of the Palliative Sedation consortium. Here, they explain the background to a longer article published in ‘Palliative Medicine’ and available … Continue reading

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Palliative sedation does not shorten survival in the last days of life in patients with advanced cancer: A propensity score-weighted analysis of a prospective cohort study

Only 71 days to #EAPC2020 … The 11th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care which, for the first time ever, will take place online with interactive online sessions 7 to 9 October 2020 and on-demand content … Continue reading

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Palliative sedation in the context of COVID-19: Expert opinions from the Palliative Sedation project

In an earlier post on the EAPC blog, we heard about a European-funded Horizon2020 Research Project, Palliative Sedation, which is investigating clinical and ethical aspects of providing palliative sedation to dying patients across Europe. Now, writing on behalf of the Palliative Sedation Consortium, … Continue reading

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