Medical Ethics: The Cost of Choosing Life

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Jun 6, 2014
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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References: Gittin: 45a Gittin: 45b 

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Part of a panel discussion on rationing resources by reducing or eliminating life-sustaining care which does not cure a disease. Tied to the Ontario case of Hassan Rasouli, which went to the Supreme Court of Canada. The paper referred to in the recording is attached.

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