The Challenge of Suffering
With Amparo Espinosa, Margarita Araujo, Cristina Villarreal, and Frances Kissling
with Agustina Claramonte, Amparo Espinosa, Ann Neumann, Cristina Villarreal, Elena Carrillo, Sergio Huidobro, Frances Kissling and Ariel Gutiérrez
Ethical Perspectives on Euthanasia, Part 2
with Peter Singer, María de Jesús Medina Arellano, Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía, Frances Kissling, and Cristina Villareal
ETHICAL AND LEGAL PERSPECTIVES ON EUTHANASIA
with Peter Singer and María de Jesús Medina Arellano
FACING THE CHALLENGES OF SUFFERING, COMPASSIONATE AND PALLIATIVE CARE
with Margarita Araujo Navarrete and Bernardo García Camino
Extending the Right to Die
Project Syndicate – Peter Singer
DMD presents new quantitative and qualitative report on palliative care
about Palliative Care
in Mexico City
of knowledge, the perception of current status, main needs and
future perspective of Palliative Care in Mexico.
its current status and availability, its progress, challenges / obstacles
and possible evolution.
On July 29, the Senate unanimously approved two draft bills amending the General Health Law in order to take the necessary steps to prevent suicide, help persons who failed in their suicide attempts and those who are affected by the loss of a relative who died from this cause…
Would you accept a confinement due to the fact of being a COVID-19 suspect case without being offered minimal humane conditions? Would you be willing to receive drugs having a doubtful or marginal benefit but a proven risk of side effects?…
It is a way allowing a competent person to put in writing his will concerning the treatments he would want or he would not want to receive if he were to find himself in a situation where he could not express his will himself. The advance directive comes into force when the person becomes unable to make those decisions.
It is the help that a doctor gives to a patient in response to his request, and it consists in providing him with the means to put an end to his life. The help may be to give him a prescription for a lethal dose of a drug or the drug itself. The patient himself executes the final action that causes death.
Etymologically it means “good death”, and it refers to the action that a doctor performs to induce the death of a patient who has freely requested it because he is enduring an intolerable suffering for which there is no relief, and that is caused by a disease or a medical condition for which there are no healing options.