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Ought the level of sedation to be reduced during deep palliative sedation? A clinical and ethical analysis

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  • Olav Magnus Fredheim Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, NorwayDepartment of Palliative Medicine, Akershus University Hospital, Lorenskog, NorwayNational Competence Centre for Complex Symptom Disorders, Department of Pain and Complex Disorders, St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lars Johan Materstvedt Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, NorwayGlasgow End of Life Studies Group, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow, Dumfries Campus, Dumfries, Scotland, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ingeborg Skulberg Department of Palliative Medicine, Akershus University Hospital, Lorenskog, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Morten Magelssen Centre for Medical Ethics, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, NorwayMF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society, Oslo, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Olav Magnus Fredheim, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway; olav.m.fredheim{at}ntnu.no
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Fredheim OM, Materstvedt LJ, Skulberg I, et al
Ought the level of sedation to be reduced during deep palliative sedation? A clinical and ethical analysis

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  • Received March 28, 2021
  • Accepted September 28, 2021
  • First published October 22, 2021.

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