This is demonstrated by considering the legal position regarding the elements of murder in the context of the withholding or withdrawal of treatment and using palliative treatment
that hastens death.
The SUPERA stent is currently indicated in the United States for the palliative treatment
of biliary strictures produced by malignant neoplasms and in Europe, Canada, Australia and Hong Kong for the treatment of biliary strictures produced by malignant neoplasms and for peripheral vascular use following failed percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA).
doctors and nurses will be available as part of efforts to ensure early detection of drug side effects and monitor cancerous complications.
These drugs are also used in women (for endometriosis-related pain, anemia associated with uterine fibroids before a hysterectomy, and palliative treatment
for advanced breast cancer), but "there are no known studies that have evaluated the risk of diabetes and heart disease" in women taking these drugs, according to the FDA.
1) Continuous palliative sedation to unconsciousness, or PSU, is a special case, limited to terminally ill patients and even then reserved for cases in which severe symptoms persist despite intensive interdisciplinary efforts to find a tolerable palliative treatment
that does not affect the patient's level of consciousness.
Dr Jetske Ruiterkamp said: "Because this is considered to be an incurable disease, the majority only receive palliative treatment
Those in Group 3 are frail with dependence in one or more activities of daily living, three or more comorbid conditions, and one or more geriatric syndromes and thus would be candidates for palliative treatment
At the moment patients wait an average of 26 days for radical treatment and 10 days for palliative treatment
which is bordering on the maximum acceptable.
Now Jayne, of Old St Mellons, Cardiff, has taken up the cause of terminally-ill lung cancer patient Carol Davies, from Newport, who funds her own palliative treatment
at a cost of pounds 2,000 a month.
Celecoxib can be administered as palliative treatment
to affected birds, but as with any nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, COX-2 inhibitors should be used cautiously because they can adversely affect renal function by decreasing renal prostaglandin synthesis.
Those patients waiting for palliative treatment
for non-curable cancers, to help ease their pain, also saw increases.
As palliative treatment
, he received 4x10 mg vinblastine for his residual disease.