Our family was faced one evening with this decision when my brother was fatally
injured in a motorcycle accident.Qudrapalegic, deaf, dumb, blind,
unable to eat, drink or breath unassisted is NOT living - it is existing
in a dead body.One celled organism are more alive at that point.People need to wrestle with this, and have already made a decision
BEFORE it is ever needed to be asked.
I've worked in various aspects of geriatric health care for over a decade.
This is a conversation we need in this country. Too bad this book can't be
required reading for everyone.