Monday, March 28, 2011

Antidote To Assisted Suicide: Good Pain Management & Hospice

I never thought that I'd agree with UK pro-deather Debbie Purdy, but here she's right - if people with medical disabilities aren’t able to get medications they need, they may well consider more drastic actions like assisted suicide and euthanasia. That’s why medical pain management and hospice are so important.
Access to MS treatment criticised
Multiple sclerosis patients could be driven to suicide by a lack of access to treatment, a campaigner will tell MPs.
Debbie Purdy says that guidance on assisted suicide issued in 2009 is being "undermined" because the quality of life of MS sufferers is being damaged by inconsistent access to medication. more

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