During the day of Dr. Joudi’s speech on prostate cancer, there was an immeasurable amount of information that I took home that day. Additionally, there were two topics that I specifically considered intriguing. Notably, what I discovered that is intriguing about the topic of prostate cancer, comprising of the answer to whether PSA screening saves lives or not. Nonetheless, another interesting topic that I discovered engrossing is the helping hand for doctors from the technology world. To say nothing of, I felt astonished about The United States Preventative Service Task Force (USPSTF) stating PSA does not save lives and discouraging PSA screening, although, through the midst of my astonishment, I felt amazed by the robotic technology that assists doctors in surgery.
Imagine you were dying from a terminal illness. The doctor said you only have months or weeks left to live. Are you going to try to battle against the illness or are you going to let death run its natural course? No matter the decision you choose, you should make sure you have a DPOA, living will, and have a conversation with your loved ones. Many people do not fill out the necessary documents or have these hard talks.
Instead of allowing him to refuse treatment and end his life the doctors told him they were going to treat him so he can have a future. They told Dax that could kill himself once he left the hospital so his death would not be on their hands. Dax was released from the hospital after months of painful procedures but many parts of his body were deformed and lost the ability to function properly, including his hands. He also lost his eyesight and became blind. He is now married and has a successful career, but it came after years of severe depression and multiple suicide attempts.
“When physicians take the Hippocratic Oath, they swear to not play at God in their practice of medicine” (Lariat). Allowing patients to die with decency, like they wish, would go against the Hippocratic Oath and it would also change the doctor’s role as a caretaker. Even so, dying with dignity still has many
So, you can see now how a personal health record could be the difference between life and death. Your doctor will not get the whole picture of your health condition due to lack of your past medical records. With a complete PHR, your doctor can simply review it and understand everything they need to know quickly about extensive questions or calling your former doctor for answers. This also eliminates the risk of wrong treatment and medication. The PHR
All of these patients will most likely have to endure unnecessary pain and suffer a horrible end. Most of them do not want to go down the spiralling road of needless pain and have to face what these diseases will do in their last months or years. Why should doctors and Americans who have not been through these events be the ones to stop them if they do not want to go through all that trauma of these diseases or even injuries? They shouldn’t. That is why assisted suicide needs to be made legal in all of the United States.
One example that Socrates proves that rhetoric is being misused is his example of the physician and I agree because this happens now in the world. So, imagine someone you love dearly has been diagnosed with cancer by a doctor they have been going to their whole life. The doctor explains to your loved one that the cancer has spread throughout their body and Chemo therapy is the only way to slow down the cancer. Your loved goes home and cry thinking their life is over. A few months passed by and your loved one has been doing research on ways to live.
It means to make sure everything is buttoned up so that it will be as easy as possible for your family. It means to say your goodbyes. Jobs repeats “it means” three times to tell the audience how cruel the death means for him. The cancer was cured, ultimately, and Jobs regarded this experience as “the closest I’ve been to facing death”. It helps prove the extraordinary meaning of this experience.
The cancer patient has no desire to continue living, because of the crippling pain. As a medical professional, should he/she be obliged to assist the patient in ending their suffering in the most humane approach in a perfectly legal manner or allow the pain to continue? In one hand, if the oncologist proceeds with the euthanasia, the physician would be breaking their Hippocratic Oath. In the other hand, the physician might face the reality that the patient has to live the remainder of the life suffering, against the wishes. This is only one of an infinite quantity of scenarios that could have been created.
This law gives patients the option to take life-ending medication if their dying process became unbearably painful, so they can pass away gently and peacefully at home in the arms of their love ones. “ My cancer is going to kill me, and it’s a terrible, terrible way to die. So to be able to die with my family with me, to have control of my own mind, which I would stand to lose-to dignity is less terrifying. When I look into both options. I