Hard Choice for a Comfortable Death: Sedation

December 27, 2009

by Anne Colyn, MAc, MS-PREP
Critical article on end-of-life care featured in the New York Times on December 26, 2009. Being that this was part of my studies in the PREP program at Tufts University School of Medicine, I find this a decent introduction on the core issue in palliative care. It raises some crucial points of thought in terms of ethical and moral standards. Worth the read, if only to ponder one’s own preferences
Click here to read the New York Times article entitled: Hard Choice for a Comfortable Death: Sedation

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1.    TomPier  |  May 6th, 2010 at 2:29 PM

    great post as usual!

  • 2.    Oregon Assisted Living  |  October 13th, 2010 at 3:51 PM

    I’ve come face to face with this issue recently as one of my friends died of cancer. The issues of end of life care and the halting of disease fighting measures are difficult to stomach, but there is no easy answer.

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