Level of consciousness in dying patients. The role of palliative sedation: a longitudinal prospective study

Alternate title: 
J2 - Am J Hosp Palliat Care
Secondary title: 
T2 - American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Short title: 
Level of consciousness in dying patients. The role of palliative sedation: a longitudinal prospective study
Authors: 
Claessens, Patricia
Menten, Johan
Schotsmans, Paul
Broeckaert, Bert
Volume: 
29
Start page: 
195-200
Annotations: 
Type D, Priority 5
Date: 
May
Year: 
2012
Accession number: 
21745833
Database: 
MEDLINE Cohort
Number: 
M1 - 3
Serial: 
1938-2715
Type of work: 
M3 - Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
ID: 
12534
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049909111413890
Notes: 
N1 - Claessens P Menten J Schotsmans P Broeckaert B
Key words: 
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Consciousness/cl [Classification]
*Consciousness/de [Drug Effects]
Euthanasia
Female
Glasgow Coma Scale
Humans
*Hypnotics and Sedatives/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Informed Consent
Logistic Models
Longitudinal Studies
Male
*Neoplasms/dt [Drug Therapy]
*Palliative Care/mt [Methods]
Terminally Ill
0 (Hypnotics and Sedatives)
Types of evidence: 
Type D
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do