Update on the Rasouli Capacity Case

Mr. Rasouli’s diagnosis has changed somewhat, prompting a motion by the family to quash a Supreme Court of Canada appeal by his medical practitioners seeking to overturn an order denying doctors the ability to discontinue life support without consent of Mr. Rasouli’s substitute decision-maker or an order of the Consent and Capacity Board.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2012/04/25/vegetative-patient-gets-new-diagnosis.html

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health/end-of-life/vegetative-patient-now-able-to-give-thumbs-up-fuelling-debate-over-life-support/article2413296/

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/editorials/rasouli-case-shows-benefit-of-doctors-discussing-treatment-options-with-patients-before-surgery/article2416384/

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