Long term mechanical ventilation part 1: ethical dilemmas and decisions

This source preferred by Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor

Authors: Hewitt-Taylor, J.

http://www.internurse.com/cgi-bin/go.pl/library/article.cgi?uid=30864;article=BJHA_2_8_403_406

Journal: British Journal of Healthcare Assistants

Publication Date: 2008

Volume: 2

Pages: 403-406

ISSN: 1753-1586

The increasing use of long-term mechanical ventilation has many benefits, but can also create concerns and dilemmas for those who use it, their families, and staff. This often includes healthcare assistants who provide day-to-day support to people who use long-term ventilation.

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