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The Ethics of Palliative Sedation
March 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
For patients whose suffering cannot be relieved, palliative (or, as it is sometimes called, terminal) sedation, makes the patient unconscious and thus eliminates the experience of suffering. In this lecture Gilbert Meilaender will examine the ethics of medical treatment that deliberately eliminates the good of conscious experience.