- Biomedical ethics and the withdrawal of advanced life supportN R Henig
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Annu Rev Med 52:79-92. 2001..During the withdrawal of advanced life support, terminal or rapid weaning is preferable to extubation. Combinations of opiates, benzodiazepines, and other agents help provide comfort to patients who are suffering...