Wednesday, October 17, 2012

UK Hospitals: Killing, Not Caring

This is what the culture of death brings – loved ones keeping a patient alive – in a hospital – after the hospital decided to kill the patient by hydration. Horrific - and true.
A pathway to euthanasia? Family revive father doctors ruled wasn't worth saving
The family of a 48-year-old man have told how they rescued him from dying on the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway by reviving him with drops of water.
Andy Flanagan’s family were told that he was severely brain damaged, had organ failure and was close to death after a cardiac arrest.
They gathered at his bedside to say their goodbyes after the hospital withdrew fluids and said it was going to let him ‘slip away’. more

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