All Posts

Premium Talking Tips: Terminally Ill Patient Refuses Life Support in Pilot Program

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking today? Then, please check this out article by The Chosunilbo.

hospice-1821429_960_720

A terminally ill patient has chosen death for the first time since a trial run of end-of-life care was launched before a law letting terminally ill patients refuse life-support takes effect in February. This is the first such case since the Supreme Court in 2009 allowed the family of a woman who had been in a vegetative state to remove her life support. The man, who was in his 50s, had been treated for gastrointestinal cancer at a general hospital that is participating in the trial project, and died last week. He had signed the option about a month earlier. 

– -Kim Sung-mo

Click here to read the article.

To see the slides, please use the link below:

\\openfiler2\teacher.profile.blog\01 Blog posting\01 Monthly Posts\2017\11 Nov\25\PT

 

So... What have you to say?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s