Judith Kennedy Schwarz, RN, Ph.D., is a consultant and advocate in end-of-life care. She has had a 10-year association with Compassion & Choices, an organization that supports choice and improved care for the dying, where she has worked closely with terminally ill patients and their families. She writes extensively for palliative care journals and is a frequent lecturer on ethical and clinical issues related to end-of-life care.

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Sometimes, despite the best of palliative or hospice care, suffering cannot be relieved in a manner acceptable to the patient. Some of those suffering patients will turn to their caregivers for advice about how to escape an intolerable dying process that is taking too long. Voluntarily stopping eating and drinking (VSED) has long been recognize...


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