Refusing Treatment

Sometimes It’s Right to Delay Treatment Refusal

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I believe in the right to refuse medical treatment. But sometimes, it should be done in slow motion. An Indiana man became paralyzed and decided to go off life support only one day post injury. From the Daily Mail story: A newlywed and father-to-be who became paralyzed from the waist down after falling from a […]

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Neo Natal Deaths Show Education, Not Coercion, Works in Terminal Cases

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC In case it isn’t clear: I support wholeheartedly the right of people to refuse life-sustaining treatment for themselves or for their dying children. (Food and fluids present a different issue and I don’t want to go there in this post.) My opposition to what I […]

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