A Will To Die Can Be Misused, Families Treat Elderly Like Burden: SC Judge | Read

PUBLISHED ON: October 10, 2017 | Duration: 1 min, 38 sec

  
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The centre is ready with a draft bill that permits passive euthanasia, or doctors to withdraw treatment to a terminally-ill patient but underlined this call should be taken by a medical board. The government told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that it didn't agree to a 'living will' - authorising withdrawal of medical treatment if he, or she is in vegetative state - because this could be misused. A judge agreed with this concern.
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