|Quoting Fr8mech (Reply 1):|
I've heard them called Advanced Directives and Living Wills. In a hospital setting they may be referred to as DNR's or Do Not Resuscitate orders.
|Quoting JAGflyer (Reply 6):|
In this case the morphine was to keep her comfortable as well as help speed up her passing away. It was not given to be a "lethal dose" but it did slow down her already reduced respiration. We knew that she wouldn't have any life like this and it was better she pass on then live in a state where you cannot talk, move or eat. I was very relieved to know she was not suffering anyone.
|Quoting Derico (Thread starter):|
Do you consider both of these circumstances to be the same, or are they fundamentally different, and what are the laws in your country on either?
|Quoting Glydrflyr (Reply 8):|
Christian Scientists routinely refuse medical treatment that may save their lives, and just as routinely die as a result of their actions. When this happens, the others describe it as Gods' will, and go on about their lives.