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OPINION: Fix flaws in medically assisted dying process
Medicine's Jocelyn Downie, and David A. Daniels says it's not too early to make a few suggestions on how the medical assistance in dying (MAiD) process might be improved.
As part of the MAiD process, the person seeking medical assistance in dying must be assessed by two medical or nurse practitioners (M/NPs). Each completes a form that contains nine questions. Perhaps the most important and difficult question is whether the patient “has a grievous and irremediable medical condition and his/her natural death has become reasonably foreseeable, taking into account all of their medical circumstances.”
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