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Approaches to suffering at the end of life: the use of sedation in the USA and Netherlands

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  • Judith AC Rietjens Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands End-of-Life Care Research Group, Ghent University & Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jennifer R Voorhees Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Department of Family and Community Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Agnes van der Heide Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Margaret A Drickamer Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Judith Rietjens, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam 3000 CA, Netherlands; j.rietjens{at}erasmusmc.nl
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Rietjens JA, Voorhees JR, van der Heide A, et al
Approaches to suffering at the end of life: the use of sedation in the USA and Netherlands

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  • Received February 13, 2012
  • Revised July 30, 2012
  • Accepted August 12, 2012
  • First published September 14, 2012.
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March 18, 2014

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