Physicians' experiences and perspectives regarding the use of continuous sedation until death for cancer patients in the context of psychological and existential suffering at the end of life

Anquinet, L., Rietjens, J., van der Heide, A. et al. (6 more authors) (2014) Physicians' experiences and perspectives regarding the use of continuous sedation until death for cancer patients in the context of psychological and existential suffering at the end of life. Psycho-Oncology, 23 (5). pp. 539-546. ISSN 1057-9249

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Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2013 The Authors. Psycho-Oncology published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Psycho-Oncology Psycho-Oncology 23: 539–546 (2014) Published online 5 December 2013 in Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com). DOI: 10.1002/pon.3450 This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Keywords: cancer; existential; oncology; palliative sedation; physicians; psychological; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Attitude of Health Personnel; Belgium; Conscious Sedation; Decision Making; Female; Great Britain; Humans; Hypnotics and Sedatives; Male; Middle Aged; Neoplasms; Netherlands; Palliative Care; Patient Preference; Practice Patterns, Physicians'; Qualitative Research; Stress, Psychological; Terminal Care
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  • Published: May 2014
  • Accepted: 21 October 2013
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > School of Nursing and Midwifery (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2016 14:25
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2016 14:25
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.3450
Status: Published
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.3450
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