ISSN: 2165-7386

Journal of Palliative Care & Medicine
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3rd International Conference on Palliative Care & Hospice Nursing
June 21- 22, 2017 | Philadelphia, USA

Majd awwadi
Hashimaite University School of nursing, Jordan
Posters & Accepted Abstracts: J Palliat Care Med
DOI: 10.4172/2165-7386-C1-009
Palliative sedation is sedating a patient to the point of unconsciousness to relieve one or more symptoms, when all other possible measurements have failure. Palliative sedation is charged with controversy since developed. The purpose of this position statement paper is to support and discussing opponents and proponents' views comprehensively around palliative sedation in terminally ill patients. The most important dispute was if palliative sedation hastens death or not, if it can be used as physician-assisted suicide, if it legalized euthanasia and (or) if it violate patient's autonomy. The current authors are supporting palliative sedation with advanced incurable patients in order to alleviate patients suffering, palliative sedation offer to terminally ill patients' comfortable experience at end of life and allow them to die in peace. Palliative sedation should be encouraged to get health care facilities and legal support.
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