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

The case of Indi Gregory: The bioethical dilemma between the right to die and the right to life

Indi Gregory has passed away in the hospice where she [...]

When the level of consciousness is compromised: Ethical implications for the care of unresponsive patients

A recent article, published in the prestigious scientific journal BMC [...]

Technological advances in Intensive Care Units could make end-of-life decisions difficult

An article published in The Economist newspaper on August 26, [...]

Current barriers to implement end-of-life care

The end of life care is a bioethical issue of [...]

Delays in cancer treatment increase mortality

A major bioethical issue for health care services, patients, and [...]

Review of near-death experiences after clinical death

Near-death experiences are triggered during singular life-threatening episodes when the body is injured by a heart attack, shock, or blunt trauma such as an explosion or a fall. These events share broad commonalities: becoming pain-free, seeing a bright light at the end of a tunnel, or detaching from one's body and floating above it and even flying off into space. Why the mind should experience the struggle to sustain its operations in the face of a loss of blood flow and oxygen as positive and blissful rather than as panic-inducing remains a mystery.

COVID 19 singularities. Lower incidence among intensive care staff in the UK

We have published some articles about the singularities COVID 19 [...]

Organ donation in Pediatrics and Neonatal Medicine. Sensitive ethical and medical topic

Recently, an article entitled “National Recommendations on Pediatric Donation” was [...]

Conclusions of the Spanish Bioethics Committee on the possible legalization of euthanasia in Spain

Last March, the Bioethics Observatory at the Catholic University of [...]

Persons Living With Parkinson Disease. Patients, family and caregivers

Palliative care is an important issue in medical ethics. Global [...]

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