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What does ANH stand for?

ANH stands for artificial nutrition and hydration

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Artificial nutrition and hydration for patients with advanced dementia: Perspectives from medical practitioners in the Netherlands and Australia.
Relatives wanted artificial nutrition and hydration withdrawn and said the woman, referred to as M in court, would not want to live "a life dependent on others".
The woman's sister broke down during the Court of Protection hearing in London as she told Mr Justice Baker why relatives thought that artificial nutrition and hydration should be withdrawn.
On March 20, 2004, Pope John Paul II, in an address to participants in the International Congress on Life Sustaining Treatments taught that artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) is not medical treatment but basic care whose purpose is nourishment.