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Flaws in advance directives that request withdrawing assisted feeding in late-stage dementia may cause premature or prolonged dying

Quote: “While advance directives can be patients’ last resort to attain a peaceful and timely dying consistent with their lifelong values, success depends on their being effective and acceptable.”
Source: BMC Medical Ethics
Published: October 06, 2022
Added: August 30, 2023
DB ID: 295