(Zenit) Ethicists Note Faults in Spain's End of Life Law

Carlos Álvarez, spokesman of a Dignified Life campaign being promoted by the ethicists, noted a “lack of protection” for both patients and doctors who oppose a directly-induced death.
For example, the group pointed out weaknesses in regard to regulation wording on sedation, which is presented as a right.
“To exact it as a right and to oblige the doctor to prescribe it might endanger the patient’s life — given that there are cases in which sedation is counter-indicated — and, in any case, it obliges the professional to obey criteria that are foreign to professional ethics,” the organization noted.

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One comment on “(Zenit) Ethicists Note Faults in Spain's End of Life Law

  1. dwstroudmd+ says:

    Have they included the Soylent Green production facilities yet? It would seem to be too carboniferous to cremate them and such a waste to bury them. Recycle.