food & water based on patient need …

August 6, 2010

in Bioethics,Hospice & Palliative Medicine

… Teno and colleagues proposal to offer gentle hand feeding (comfort feeding) instead of feeding tubes.

As I discuss elsewhere, the best guide to the person’s food and water needs is their comfort.

The NYT discusses here and here.

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