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End of life decisions in neurology

      End-of-life decisions in neurology are frequent and often a major a source of distress for all involved. Moreover, a large proportion of neurological patients lack decision-making capacity at the end of life, thus placing a high burden on their surrogate decision makers (usually family members). Examples of such decisions include DNR order, discontinuation of life-supporting treatment, palliative sedation, and wishes for hastened death.
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