Ethical debate: The distinction between withdrawing life sustaining treatment under the influence of paralysing agents and euthanasia. Paralysing agents may be given up to but not at or beyond the point of extubation

BMJ. 2001 Aug 18;323(7309):389-90.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Double Effect Principle*
  • Euthanasia / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Humans
  • Medical Futility*
  • Muscle Relaxants, Central / administration & dosage*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Respiration, Artificial
  • United Kingdom


  • Muscle Relaxants, Central