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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Why Canada's assisted dying law is confusing doctors—and patients



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 Maclean’s requested clarification from Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould’s office on the parameters and intent of that part of the legislation and received the following response:......
 But with the legislation so new and the stakes so high, many doctors are confused about how to assess patients and apprehensive about interpreting the law too liberally. “There is very clearly uncertainty in the medical community—there’s no question,” says Jeff Blackmer, vice-president of medical professionalism at the Canadian Medical Association. “We’ve said all along that was going to be the case.”.....

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