UNDER REVIEW - The following three cases are under review (5.1 / 5.2 / 5.4) in light of the Supreme Court decision in Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5. (Date: 2015/02/06).
This section reviews the ethics of withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment; provides an appropriate clinical response to patients or families who express interest in euthanasia or assisted suicide; discusses the concept of brain death as it is used to diagnose death.
- 5.3.1 Conscientious Objection to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)
- 5.3.2 Providing Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)
- 5.3.3 Depression in the context of a request for medical assistance in dying (MAiD)
5.4 Diagnosing Death