Author | Simon Wein, MD

Articles

Cancer, Unproven Therapies, and Magic

September 01, 2000

Commonly used by cancer patients, unproven therapies are treatments that the practitioner claims can alter the disease process although there is no proof to support the claim. The reasons for the popularity of uproven

Sedation in the Imminently Dying Patient

April 01, 2000

Sedation is a clinically important therapeutic intervention in the imminently dying patient. As the patient with an advanced, irreversible illness nears the end of life, symptoms accumulate that are progressively more difficult to