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  • The Case of Freda: Nursing Staff in Moral Distress When Patient’s Wishes Not Followed

    Case Study – The Case of Freda Freda is a thirty-two-year-old woman in an advanced fixed stage of multiple sclerosis. She is no longer able to move independently or feed herself. She is able to speak with great difficulty. Her decisional capacity is intact. Freda’s inability to swallow has caused her to lose weight to…