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Artificial nutrition and hydration

the new Catholic debate

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Published by Springer in Dordrecht .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artificial feeding -- Moral and ethical aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Christopher Tollefsen.
    SeriesPhilosophy and medicine -- v. 93, Philosophy and medicine -- v. 5
    ContributionsTollefsen, Christopher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM222.5 .A78 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 229 p. :
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16655427M
    ISBN 101402062060
    ISBN 109781402062063
    LC Control Number2007936987

    Call your doctor for help if the swelling continues or does not get better. Seventy-eight Ordinaries responded. Statement AAHPM endorses the ethically and legally accepted view that ANH, whether delivered parenterally or through the gastrointestinal tract via a tube including nasogastric tubesis a medical intervention. For long-term feeding of such individualsa gastrostomy tube is inserted directly into the stomach and the liquid protein diet is delivered in a controlled fashion by a pump. Our data show that many families are not willing even to consider ANH withdrawal, however convinced they are that the person would rather be dead. Imogen She now regrets intervening because her husband's subsequent existence and eventual death from untreated gangrene was so terrible she does not think that ANH withdrawal could have been worse: The gangrene was horrible.

    The minimally conscious state and treatment withdrawal: W v M. American College of Physicians Ethics Manual. This can cause coughing and pneumonia. Brugger, E.

    The question of how to treat these patients medically is now heavily debated nationally and internationally. Olson, D. Of those indicating no diocesan committee, eight said that there were committees at local Catholic hospitals. Ideally, the patient will make his or her own decision about the use of ANH based on a careful assessment of potential benefits and burdens, consistent with legal and ethical norms that permit patients to accept or forgo specific medical interventions.


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Artificial nutrition and hydration book

The skin then absorbs the fluid into the body. Shannon James J. Doctors use it for patients who have temporary medical problems and have lost fluids through vomiting, sweating, or diarrhea. Myths and misconceptions abound.

The site where the needle is inserted becomes painful. Dehydration can lead to a melting away of the swelling and increased comfort in a person who has edema swelling of the body caused by excess body fluids or ascites fluid in the abdominal cavity.

In the dying patient, studies have shown that the majority never experience thirst, or only initially, and the thirst that occurs is easily alleviated by small amounts of fluids or ice chips given by mouth, and by lubricating the lips.

This means the needle has gone into a vein. Parenteral hydration in patients with advanced cancer: A multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized trial. High-profile cases brought the issue to the fore and to the attention of clinicians, bioethicists, theologians, attorneys, legislators, and the general public: In the Baby Doe case, an infant with Down syndrome and esophageal atresia was denied artificial nutrition and hydration; in the Clarence Herbert case, two physicians were charged with murder for discontinuing nutrition and hydration for a patient who had suffered a profound anoxic brain injury; and in the Claire Conroy case, a nephew requested discontinuation of artificial nutrition and hydration on his elderly, demented aunt who resided in a nursing home.

Blood collects in the tube. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. How to cite Abstract Technologies for feeding permanently incapacitated patients enterally or parenterally through various forms of artificial nutrition and hydration ANH have generated moral questions and controversies.

Qualitative Research in Psychology ;3 2 — Forcing this person to eat, or starting artificial nutrition and hydration does not help the person to live longer, feel better, feel stronger, or be able to do more. Two further kinds of cases raise different sets of issues. I don't think I could do that.

Artificial Nutrition and Hydration and the Permanently Unconscious Patient : The Catholic Debate

This is called intravenous IV fluid replacement. Respect patient's preferences for treatment, once the prognosis and anticipated trajectory with and without ANH have been explained. Competing interests: None. Shannon and James J.

I just thought it was awful.In his allocution, Pope John Paul II proposed that artificial nutrition and hydration is a form of basic care, thus suggesting that the provision of such care to patients neurologically incapable of feeding themselves should be considered a moral sylvaindez.com: Ronald P.

Hamel.

Artificial Nutrition and Hydration and the Permanently Unconscious Patient: The Catholic Debate

This site is like a library, you could find million book here by using search box in the header. Artificial Nutrition (Food) and Hydration (Fluids) at the End of Life. It is very common for doctors to provide fluids and food to people who are very sick or recovering. Artificial Nutrition and Hydration and the Permanently Unconscious Patient Hamel, Ronald P., Walter, James J.

Published by Georgetown University Press Hamel, Ronald P. and James J. Walter. Artificial Nutrition and Hydration and the Permanently Unconscious Patient: The Catholic Debate. Georgetown University Press, Cited by: 3.

Artificial Hydration and Nutrition

Artificial Nutrition and Hydration Dr. David Casarett, associate professor of geriatrics at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, discusses artificial nutrition and hydration and how close we are to consensus on when we should use feeding tubes.5/5(11). InHospice Foundation of America brought together a panel of clinical experts to educate other clinicians about the dilemmas that sometimes arise around tube feeding and to correct misinformation about artificial nutrition and hydration.

You can watch a video clip of. The following reflections aim to clarify the complicated topic of end-of-life decision-making, especially as it relates to artificial nutrition, hydration, and other life-prolonging technologies.