Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-18506
Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: The need to distinguish between different forms of oral nutrition refusal and different forms of voluntary stopping of eating and drinking
Authors : Stängle, Sabrina
Schnepp, Wilfried
Fringer, André
et. al : No
DOI : 10.1177/1178224219875738
10.21256/zhaw-18506
Published in : Palliative Care and Social Practice
Volume(Issue) : 13
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Sage
ISSN: 2632-3524
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 610.73: Nursing
Abstract: Voluntary stopping of eating and drinking (VSED) is a well-known phenomenon among palliative care professionals. This study intent to distinguish between different forms of VSED. In a qualitative interview study 18 relatives were interviewed about their experiences of caring a person during VSED. Different forms of oral nutrition refusal and different forms of VSED were found and described. The study results help members of the multidisciplinary team to manage the situation appropriately.
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/18506
Fulltext version : Published version
License (according to publishing contract) : CC BY-NC 4.0: Attribution - Non commercial 4.0 International
Departement: Health Professions
Organisational Unit: Institute of Nursing (IPF)
Published as part of the ZHAW project : Voluntary Stopping of Eating and Drinking (VSED) in Switzerland from different points of view
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