Quiz: Nutritional Support for People Who Are Dying or Severely Demented
Question 1 of 2  

Eventually, people who are dying lose their appetite, and people with advanced dementia become unable to eat. Family members are often concerned about providing nutrition for these people and may consult a doctor about using tube feeding or intravenous feeding methods (nutritional support). Which of the following is the likely outcome of nutritional support in these people?

  • A.

    Improved quality of life

  • B.

    No benefit

  • C.

    Prolonged life

  • D.

    Relief of distressing hunger

Am I correct?