Between euthanasia and therapeutic obstinacy: palliative care
- Hospice & Palliative Medicine International Journal
Roberto Germán Zurriaráin
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The article deals with three "medical" options about the end of a man's life. The first two, respectively euthanasia and therapeutic obstinacy, are misunderstandings of human nature and dignity at the end of life and do not accept, in the end, that death is a human fact.
That is why, in this article, a third option is advocated: for the medical service of Palliative Care because comprehensively cares for terminally ill patients, with In order that they may lead a full life, within the context of the terminal illness.
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