Table 3

Persons consulted in the decision making of palliative sedation in Dutch general practice, 2005–2011

Persons consulted, %YearMean Total
2005200620072008200920102011
Patient (n = 160)88.593.886.783.380.690.087.587.4
Family (n = 173)100.0100.093.394.496.890.081.394.5
Nurse (n = 99)46.246.970.061.148.453.356.354.1
Physician (n = 54)38.531.316.727.832.330.031.329.5