New Bioethical Aspects of Ending of Life in Unresponsive Wakefulness Syndrome/Vegetative State Patients
Francesco Arcuri, Maria Daniela Cortese and Giuliano Dolce*
Research in Advanced Neurorehabilitation (RAN), S. Anna Institute, Crotone, Italy
- *Corresponding Author:
- Giuliano Dolce
Research in Advanced Neurorehabilitation
S. Anna Institute
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Received March 24, 2016; Accepted April 21, 2016; Published April 25, 2016
Citation: Arcuri F, Cortese MD, Dolce G (2016) New Bioethical Aspects of Ending of Life in Unresponsive Wakefulness Syndrome/Vegetative State Patients. Brain Disord Ther 5:213. doi:10.4172/2168-975X.1000213
Copyright: © 2016 Arcuri F, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The active abandonment of patients in Unresponsive Wakefulness Syndrome/Vegetative State (UWS/VS)  is a topic that has been widely discussed in recent decades by individual authors advocating directly opposite points of view.