Palliative Care are the clinical and spiritual care during the death process and in chronic diseases at hospital or home

Opiod treatment. Controversy surrounding its abuse in the U.S.

Introduction A recent article published in The Washington Post discusses [...]

A brief review of access to palliative care in the world. Evaluation and ethical aspects

Our Observatory is following the palliative care issue as an [...]

More than 47% of people who will die by 2060 will do so without adequate palliative care

Why palliative care universal access should be defended? Palliative care [...]

Specially designed computer software discovers “hidden consciousness” in coma patients

Some patients that become unresponsive following a significant brain injury [...]

Vincent Lambert case reignites the end of life debate in France and beyond

We quote a New York Times article published on May [...]

Legalization of assisted suicide effects. “A source of good-quality organs and corpses”, ethical comment

When the transplant team and anatomy laboratories in search of [...]

Euthanasia for children “with life-limiting conditions” is approved in Colombia

Colombia is the third country that approved the law with [...]

Launched a book about the rights of incurable children. Ethics, Conflict and Medical Treatment for Children: From disagreement to dissensus

What should happen when doctors and parents disagree about what [...]