We are witnessing a steady and growing imposition of technocracy in medicine, where “experts” define the parameters of care.
What happened to consistency? Why not ban leather too? It is animal hide, after all.
In our highly litigious society, physicians and other health-care professionals often practice what is known as “defensive medicine.”
Sometimes they show their true hands.
Cecily Saunders, who created the modern hospice movement, stood steadfastly against assisted-suicide legalization.