By Wesley J. Smith Back in February, I complained about Texas SB. 303, which would allow doctors to impose a Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR) Order on a patient’s file without consent. Since then, I have been to Austin testifying against the bill, and some salutory changes were made, although the bill still seems unacceptable …Continue reading "Texas Still Aiming At Forced DNR"
By Wesley J. Smith Good grief! The state with the worst futile care law in the nation now has legislation pending that would enable doctors to place DNR (do not resuscitate) orders on a patients chart without notice or permission–even if the patient is competent! From the text of S.B. 303: Sec.A166.012. STATEMENT RELATING TO …Continue reading "Forced DNR Coming to Texas?"