Introduction Intractable respiratory distress is the second most common indication for palliative sedation in a palliative care setting; the most common indication is uncontrolled and unrelieved refractory pain. This case is presented to highlight the complexities of managing respiratory distress in a terminal phase of illness and its associated ethical issues
Nayak, Malathi G. Ms; George, Anice Dr; and Salins, Naveen Dr
"Palliative sedation in an adolescent with intractable respiratory distress: Ethical issues and doctrine of double effect,"
Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences: Vol. 3
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