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Managing Death: Suffering, the Narrative Self, and the Ethics of Continuous Deep Sedation

Since the early 1990s, palliative sedation has been an important intervention for select patients at the end of life. A subset of sedation practices is increasingly being resorted to: continuous deep sedation until death (CDS). CDS is clinically and ethically indicated when a patient experiences a s...

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Main Author: RAHO, JOSEPH ALEXANDER
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Language: Italian
Published: Pisa University 2014
Online Access: http://etd.adm.unipi.it/theses/available/etd-04172014-183125/ Embargoed access