Palliative care, personhood and ethics in dementia

Royal Society of Medicine: Published on Feb 1, 2016

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About this lecture: Dr Julian Hughes discusses the philosophical aspects of caring for patients with dementia nearing the end of life. Dr Hughes covers clinical issues in palliative care and the ethics of treating a patient with dementia. Dr Hughes also finds a philosophical explanation of personhood and the soul.

This lecture was part of the ‘Mind, body and soul: an update on psychiatric, philosophical and legal aspects of care of patients nearing the end of life’ event at The Royal Society of Medicine in London.



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