End-of-life care: when CPR is wrong – Irish Times


Irish Times

End-of-life care: when CPR is wrong
Irish Times
The modern intensive care unit offers a wide range of life support mechanisms so that even the sickest person with multi-organ failure can be kept alive. Parallel to this, the media, and television in particular, has removed any veil of secrecy that

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Letter: End-of-life suicide laws send wrong ‘message’ – Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Letter: End-of-life suicide laws send wrong 'message'
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Circulators are currently passing around petitions to put end-of-life suicide on the ballot for the 2018 election. Before you sign the petition, consider South Dakota ranks seventh highest in suicide rate in the U.S. In addition, suicide is the second

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Letter: Chaffetz wrong to try to block DC’s end-of-life measure – Salt Lake Tribune

Letter: Chaffetz wrong to try to block DC's end-of-life measure
Salt Lake Tribune
End-of-life options for people who have been deemed by at least two physicians to be terminally ill is a "personal freedom issue." Shouldn't people in this situation have the right to choose to end their suffering, if they so choose? Sixty-seven

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Hospital wrong to give end-of-life care – Lancashire Evening Post


Lancashire Evening Post

Hospital wrong to give end-of-life care
Lancashire Evening Post
Doctors at a North West hospital incorrectly put an elderly woman on a care pathway and gave her end-of-life treatment, a new report has said. The Health Service Ombudsman said several mistakes were made by Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh (WWL) NHS …

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