Tag Archives: Palliative sedation

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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Sedation at the end of life

Robert Twycross, Emeritus Clinical Reader in Palliative Medicine, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, explains the background to his longer article recently published in the journal, ‘Palliative Care Research and Treatment’. A few thoughts arising from my recent narrative review on palliative … Continue reading

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Picturing palliative sedation: A new European investigation

A new European project will investigate current clinical practice, review guidelines and include a prospective clinical study about palliative sedation. Jeroen Hasselaar (Radboud University Medical Center), Sheila Payne (International Observatory on End of Life Care at Lancaster University) and Julie … Continue reading

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Nurses’ attitudes towards the practice of palliative sedation

Ebun Abarshi, an experienced researcher formerly on the EUROIMPACT Project, shares some findings from a systematic review of literature on the complexity of nurses’ attitudes and practice of sedation at the end of life. When caring for patients with advanced … Continue reading

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Member awareness of the EAPC Framework on palliative sedation

Dr Ebun Abarshi, an experienced researcher on the EUROIMPACT Project, provides the background to an internet-based survey that is reported in the March/April issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. Symptom management at the end of life can be … Continue reading

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