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VSED – Is It Neglect?

The British Columbia Supreme Court determined that respecting a patient’s non-contemporaneous decision to VSED would constitute elder neglect.  

The Mary Hildreth Winston case going to trial, this month, in Florida also raises the question whether honoring a patient’s choice to hasten her death constitutes criminal neglect.  

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