Letting the Conscious, Non-Terminally Ill, Patient Die

2 years ago Bernard W. Freedman, JD, MPH 0
BERNARD W FREEDMAN, JD, MPH    The right to ignore a patient’s request to live Mrs. C, a 60-year-old conscious, non- terminal patient requests life sustaining treatment. Nevertheless, she is deemed as” lacking capacity” to make decisions and is discharged home to die, without required ethics committee review. Withdrawing or withholding life sustaining treatment is most Read More