Whether, quantitatively, it is worth the inordinate cost and expense to the public purse
and, qualitatively, that it is not deemed overly a burden or strain on the family or support network in place.
The medical establishment (e.g. the Scottish BMA) already favours further rationing of available resources. Medical ethicists and commentators have recommended a life-limiting approach to further ration available resources while the proponents of euthanasia and assisted suicide grow daily more outspoken in exhorting society to follow their lead.
Those who urge caution are increasingly sidelined. Still, lone voices are raised, consistent and certain in their belief.
This is from Bioedge.org -
Monday, April 09, 2012