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

Lanier, William L.
November 2005
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2005, Vol. 80 Issue 11, p1411
Academic Journal
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.


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