Example sentences for: palliative

How can you use “palliative” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Though we could not make a clear differentiation between primary (when patients want to be sedated approaching the moment of death) and secondary sedation (when sedation results as a "side-effect" in otherwise refractory symptom control [ 46 ] , it must be clear to all, that the intention of sedation in the terminal and final phase is not a concealed form of euthanasia [ 47 ] . Under ethical aspects the requests for sedation to reduce consciousness to a state of unawareness need an individual and balanced approach, especially when the wish for sedation is not connected with the intolerability of physical or psychological distress This makes it necessary to discuss the problem of "terminal sedation" like other forms of therapeutic and existential support with patients and family members at an early stage in palliative care.

  • If one accepts the need for a corrective (or, depending on how one views it, is willing to live with a mere palliative), why not design one that operates in direct proportion to how segregated a state's schools are?

  • Emphasis is added that the balance between possible euthanasia and inadequate palliative care is achieved by titrating the dosage of sedatives so that one avoids over- or under medication to allow death to result from the underlying disease in a state of continuing unconsciousness [ 48 ] .

  • A summary of the operations performed on those 32 patients admittedpostoperatively to the SCU is shown in Table 2.Twenty-six patients were operated upon electively and six patients emergently.Sixteen patients underwent resection of malignant disease with curative intent,six underwent treatment for benign disease, six had palliative operations, andfour received treatment for complications of a surgical procedure performedduring a previous hospital admission.

  • It was not intended to define or describe the specialty skills of a palliative medicine physician.


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