A Lancet study found that “a patient’s will to live can fluctuate 30% in a 12-hour period and between 60-70% over 30 days. Many people requesting assisted suicide have changed their minds – some living decades beyond their prognosis, having achieved a cure for the supposedly “terminal” illness. For more information, click here.
Month: March 2021
Doctors are more often wrong than they are right in prognostication, and patients could throw away good weeks, months, years, or even decades over a best-guess mistake. Doctors use data and experience to give their best prognoses for fatal illnesses – but patients can live for months or even years. Here, a consultant explains why. For …
While suggesting this is about patients, the bill also mandates conscientious objectors – whether individual medical professionals or institutions – to participate through referral and allows censure against them if they don’t. This is in direct contradiction to federal law. . For more information, click here.