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Is palliative sedation right for your patient?

Arnstein, Paul R. PhD, RN, FAAN; Robinson, Ellen M. PhD, RN

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000399637.52835.d8

Explore the clinical and ethical implications of administering sedation at the end of life to relieve intractable suffering.

Paul R. Arnstein is a clinical nurse specialist for pain relief at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Mass. Ellen M. Robinson is a clinical nurse specialist in ethics at the Institute for Patient Care in Boston, Mass.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.