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

Opioids’ valuable analgesic efficacy. Epidemic and the controversy surrounding its abuse in the US

Introduction A dossier published in The Washington Post discusses the [...]

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

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

NHS Clinical Ethics Committees – CEC criticized by a High Court judge

Ethics Committees questioned. "A more thorough and professional approach" needed. [...]

In pandemic era, palliative care is even more necessary but a wrong understanding of the term limits its access

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

Palliative care shortage in Latin America is greater than developed countries

Palliative care is a patient right  Since its introduction in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]