The patient's autonomy always, always should be respected, even if it is absolutely contrary - the decision is contrary to best medical advice and what the physician wants.
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Jack Kevorkian Quotes
I gambled and I lost. I failed in securing my options for this choice for...
You can cite me for contempt, Your Honor. I don't care.
Let's hope you feel better now.
I don't enjoy good food. I don't enjoy flashy cars. I don't care if I...
A transfer of money should never be involved in this profound situation. Although illness is...
What looks like enjoyment is the sneer of contempt. That's not a smile.
What are friends? Some people are nice. Some people aren't. There are some I'm fairly...
Maybe I won't stay out of prison. Who knows?
Five to six thousand people die every year waiting for organs, but nobody cares.
All the big powers they've silenced me. So much for free speech and choice on...
Rotten travesty. Yeah. Send me to jail for contempt. Try that. Go ahead.
I will go to what they call a court. Only they call it a court.
My intent was to carry out my duty as a doctor, to end their suffering....
I didn't do this for other people; I did this for me. I fought for...
The patient decides when it's best to go.
When history looks back, it will prove what I'll die knowing.
Among doctors in general, I think more than half support what I'm doing.
First of all, do any of you here think it's a crime to help a...
I will admit, like Socrates and Aristotle and Plato and some other philosophers, that there...
There's no doubt I expect to die in prison.