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4 Artificial Nutrition and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
  1. Dr Colin Campbell, Consultant in Palliative Medicine and
  2. Dr Julia Barnes, Specialist Registrar in Palliative Medicine
  1. St Catherine’s Hospice, Scarborough

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Introduction: Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is a rare, life-limiting, neurological illness of unknown aetiology with devastating consequences for the person and family. Affected individuals lose the ability to swallow, speak, see or express themselves and cognitive impairments can occur. The person may eventually become ‘locked in’, unable …

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