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

Poor healthcare and palliative care in dying in Canada could be the main reason to choose euthanasia

A large study analyzing the first 2241 medically assisted deaths [...]

The confusing terminology created by language engineering “medically assisted dying” (MAD) when referring to euthanasia and assisted suicide

Along with the objective, medical and ethical problems posed by [...]

Dying alone. Unprecedented bioethical and moral implications, another unique feature of the current pandemic

Some doctors working on the front line of the coronavirus [...]

Unresponsive patients bioethical dilemma. Some of them are actually aware

On June 26, 2019, Columbia University published a study in [...]

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 [...]