Monday, February 23, 2015

Can you believe this ...

National Post 9/6/2014 by Tom Blackwell

Nurses are putting pressure on doctors to kill patients.

"Contentious cases can have a deep impact on the health-care system, said Dr. Chris Doig, who has seen nurses quit the ICU after staff were forced to provide treatment they considered futile."

Now it is not up to a patient or a family member or a doctor, now it is up to a nurse.

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margaretdore@margaretdore.com

Physician-assisted suicide is against public policy:

a) it encourages people with years to live to throw away their lives
b) it creates new paths of elder abuse
c) it empowers healthcare systems to steer
 people to suicide.

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