Month: March 2021

Patient’s will to live can fluctuate 30%

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.

It takes experience to know that sometimes you don’t know

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 …

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SB 380 would conflict federal and state law.

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.

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