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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What are friends? Some people are nice. Some people aren't. There are some I'm fairly...
When your conscience says law is immoral, don't follow it.
I'd find it demeaning to be cleaning toilets.
Among doctors in general, I think more than half support what I'm doing.
Maybe I won't stay out of prison. Who knows?
What looks like enjoyment is the sneer of contempt. That's not a smile.
I don't enjoy good food. I don't enjoy flashy cars. I don't care if I...
Rotten travesty. Yeah. Send me to jail for contempt. Try that. Go ahead.
Not one has shown an iota of fear of death. They want to end this...
This is not a trial. This is a lynching. There is no law.
There is nothing anyone can do anyway. The public has no power. The government knows...
She made the decision that her existence had lost its meaning. And you cannot judge...
I'm for absolute autonomy of the individual, and an adult, competent woman has absolute autonomy....
None of them want to delay. Understand that. None of them.
Five to six thousand people die every year waiting for organs, but nobody cares.
Look at the forces against me. They don't want me out. They're afraid I'll cause...
As a medical doctor, it is my duty to evaluate the situation with as much...
You can cite me for contempt, Your Honor. I don't care.
The patient decides when it's best to go.
Let's hope you feel better now.