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

The allocation of healthcare resources during crisis

Introduction The distribution of healthcare resources equitably among the population [...]

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 [...]