Thursday, June 23, 2011

Caring for Those in a Vegetative State

Ann Alexander
BBC News
June 21, 2011

Expert clinicians have highlighted a number of concerns about the care of vegetative state patients and their families. They believe some are being misdiagnosed as a result of inconsistencies in assessment across the country. There is also evidence families are not routinely being told of all the options open to them.


The heartache of caring for 'vegetative state' patients, Ann Alexander, BBC News, June 21, 2011

Podcast: Ethics of Disorders of Consciousness, Joseph Fins, MD and Art Caplan, PhD, The Bioethics Channel

Examining New Knowledge and Controversies about Serious Disorders of Consciousness, State Initiatives in End of Life Care



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