End of life suffering

J. Barbero Gutiérrez, Ramón Bayés Sopena, M. Gómez Sancho, P. Torrubia Atienza

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    Abstract

    During the 6th National Congress of the Spanish Society of Palliative Care, that took place in San Sebastian from the 7th to the 10th of June of 2006, a symposium on "Suffering at the end of life" was held. Objective: the objetive of the present paper is to show the answers of 175 sanitary professionals who answered relevant questions coming from the table experts invited. Method: an anonymous categoric questionnaire present through an interactive system. Results and conclusions: answers from the audience and comentaries made by the table membres about different themes suchs as fears and guilt thoughts of patients, spirituality, sedation and euthanasia are shown. Copyright © 2007 Arán Ediciones, S.L.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)93-99
    JournalMedicina Paliativa
    Volume14
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2007

    Keywords

    • Euthanasia
    • Fear
    • Guilt
    • Spirituality
    • Suffering

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