India?s SC allows ?living wills? for terminally ill
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India?s SC allows ?living wills? for terminally ill

NEW DELHI: India’s top court ruled on Friday that terminally ill patients have the right to refuse care, approving the use of living wills to set out how they want to be treated.The Supreme Court’s order -- hailed as historic by petitioners -- means medical treatment can be withdrawn to hasten a person’s death, a practice known as passive euthanasia. The ruling means the family of someone in a permanent vegetative state and unable to communicate could withdraw life support in accordance with the patient

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