'It's Cancer. No Treatment is Necessary.' Seriously.

G. Keith Smith, M.D. Surgery Center of Oklahoma November 2012

…now that the government is going to pay for the care, the government is going to decide what care you get. They will have no trouble finding “scientists” to find whatever they need for them to find, not unlike the global warming “scientific” findings. I […]

Caller To Mark Levin Show: Patients Over 70 Who Need Neurosurgery To Be Called ‘Units’ Given ‘Comfort Care’ Under Upcoming Obamacare Rules

If someone comes in at 70 years of age with a bleed in their brain, I can promise you I’m not going to get a bunch of administrators together on an ethics panel at 2 in the morning to decide that I’m OK to do surgery.

Marooned in Marin 11/23/2011

A neurosuregon from […]

The Real Death Panel

Robert Romano Americans for Limited Government via GetLiberty.org 1/3/2011

“Death panels” received renewed interest over the Christmas season in a New York Times piece by Robert Pear, “Obama Returns to End-of-Life Plan That Caused Stir.” The story outlines a new 691-page regulation that to puts into place end-of-life counseling, called “advanced care planning,” via the […]

WaPo: House Bill Skews End-of-life Counsel

The House Bill Skews End-of-Life Counsel By Charles Lane Saturday, August 8, 2009 The Washington Post

About a third of Americans have living wills or advance-care directives expressing their wishes for end-of-life treatment. When seniors who don’t have them arrive in a hospital terminally ill and incapacitated, families and medical workers wrestle with uncertainty — […]