TITLE

Medical Interventions at the End of Life: What Is Appropriate and Who Is Responsible?

AUTHOR(S)
Lanier, William L.
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2005, Vol. 80 Issue 11, p1411
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Presents the views of the author about medical interventions at the end-of-life care. Complexities of decision making in contemplating the finality of somatic death; Various forms of tube feeding; Importance of optimizing pain control, nutrition, physical stamina and mental health during the patient's remaining life.
ACCESSION #
18852221

 

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