The question is: the tube that feeds a person incapable of swallowing, is a medical treatment more? Can you consider it exceptional? Is it permissible to renounce him? It is, perhaps, the clearest case in which the limit between representing a basic care of one person, to anyone who is their State, and medical treatment that may be abusive is diffuse. In a medicine that tends to give increasingly more weight to the patient’s wishes or those who take the decision for them, aspects such as the enteral nutrition (a tube that enters through the nose and reaches the stomach) or parenteral (tube through the abdomen directly enter) is, at least in Spain, the border of which is difficult to escape terrain. Especially if they involved aspects such as morality and beliefs. And neither physicians nor the patients and their relatives are can deprive them of have their options..