oa Professional Nursing Today - Unbearable pain or euthanasia : a choice? nursing

Volume 19, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1607-6672



If a choice has to be made, must it either be unbearable pain or euthanasia? This topic was debated by Dr Liz Gwyther, Head, Palliative Care Team, University of Cape Town (UCT) School of Public Health and Family Medicine; and CEO, Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa, in her presentation, Living in fear, dying in despair - how can we help?, which she delivered at the South African Medical Association (SAMA) Conference held in late September in Sandton, Johannesburg.

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