“ God gave Mark Gastineau his son Jesus. And you know what? He died on the cross and I'm forgiven for everything. I could not go on if it wasn't for that. ” — Mark Gastineau on trying to put his troubled past behind him Still, Gastineau has been uncharacteristically nervous over the past few weeks. That is because on Sunday, a few hours before Strahan attempts to break his record in a game against the green Bay Packers, ESPN's Outside the Lines Weekly will feature a segment on Gastineau that focuses on his attempt to pull his life together. Selfishly, on some small scale, he hopes it will change people's largely negative perceptions of him.
Palliative sedation is one of the few areas of palliative care where benzodiazepines are considered a mainstay of treatment. 57-59,73 Although historically, opiates and occasionally antipsychotics were utilized for this purpose, existing palliative sedation guidelines recommend midazolam as the preferred agent for this intervention. 57 The reasoning for this, supported by primarily accumulated clinical experience, is that deliberate overdose of opiates to the point of sedation often result in other unpleasant side effects, such as delirium, restlessness, sweating, myoclonus, and nausea. 57-59 Suggested dosing for midazolam in palliative sedation is mg/hour, with dose escalation to – mg/hour. 57