Sunday, April 3, 2011

Such Fun: Starving & Dehydrating People To Death As Medical "Care"

Here we go - Canadian medicos pontificating that it's actually OK to starve and dehydrate patients to death. Note the spin: "Artificial nutrition and hydration." That is, getting food and water by other means than swallowing. Be afraid, very afraid.
Withholding and withdrawing artificial nutrition ethically acceptable, advise paediatricians
The Canadian Paediatric Society wants to help health care providers faced with difficult end-of-life decisions, with a new paper on withholding or withdrawing artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH). The CPS says that withholding or withdrawing ANH is both legally and ethically acceptable as part of a palliative care plan. more

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