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    • The agony of agonal respiration: is the last gasp necessary? 

      Perkin, R. M.; Resnik, D. B. (East Carolina University, 2002-06)
      Gasping respiration in the dying patient is the last respiratory pattern prior to terminal apnoea. The duration of the gasping respiration phase varies; it may be as brief as one or two breaths to a prolonged period of ...
    • A Bioethical Consideration of End of Life Care 

      Williams, Ellen (2015)
      This project is a thesis on the bioethical considerations involved in moving a terminally ill patient to End of Life Care, commonly known as comfort care. Literature reviews have been carefully integrated, as well as a ...
    • Response to Kuhse 

      Perkin, R. M.; Resnik, D. B. (East Carolina University, 2002-08)
      In this short paper, we respond to critics of our original paper, The agony of agonal respiration: is the last gasp necessary?. A common thread in both Hawryluckâ s and Kuhseâ s responses is the difficulties encountered ...