End of Life

93 articles:
by Kieran Quinn

Determining who gets to access Medical Assistance in Dying is all of our responsibility

In relying on our judicial system to decide who has the right to access MAiD as a means to relieve intolerable suffering, we are delaying important decisions on how to deliver high-quality end-of-life care to all Canadians.

by Michael Fralick John Fralick

Rapid fire: Geriatric Medicine

by David Dorian Ryan Hinds Serena Thompson

The controversy around estimating deaths from medical error

by Amit Arya

When CPR causes harm and suffering

by Christopher Guiliano Claudia Hanni Sheliza Halani James Downar

An Ounce of Prevention: Pantoprazole in the Intensive Care Unit and Aspirin for Primary Prevention in Diabetes

by Noam Berlin Zeeshan Ansari Seema Marwaha

Should Canada introduce advance requests for MAID?

Ultimately, ending someone’s life who cannot actively consent to it at that moment, says Wales, “is something to think about very seriously.”

by Arnav Agarwal Calvin Santiago Sumedha Arya

“We were woefully unprepared to accept that sometimes, there are no cures”

by Ralph Lewis

Depression and MAID: Terminally ill patients are often depressed. But that doesn’t mean they’re incompetent.

Depression biases a person’s outlook, but bias is not the same as mental incompetence. Doctors must balance protecting patients in vulnerable mental states from exercising poor judgment against respecting their autonomy.

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