Terminal suffering and the ethics of palliative sedation

Ben A. Rich

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9 Scopus citations


Until quite recently bioethicists have had little of depth and probity to say about the duty of healthcare professionals in general and physicians in particular to relieve pain and suffering associated with disease and/or its treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)30-39
Number of pages10
JournalCambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy
  • Health(social science)
  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects


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