What happened to , ” first do no harm ” ? Here come the ” Death Panels “ . Can’t say we weren’t warned .

” The case ended up in court. Justifying their desired imposition on the family, the doctors testified in a written affidavit: “It is as certain as anything ever is in medicine that he will never recover any degree of consciousness,” Wrong.
Hassan later woke up and became reactive to the point that he can now give a “thumbs up”
when asked how he is doing. ”

” Not so fast. Futile Care Theory has been pushed quietly by bioethicists in this country for years. Indeed, many, if not most, hospitals have
promulgated some form of internal futile care protocol.
Not only that, but many states — most notably Texas — legally grant hospitals the statutory right to refuse wanted life-sustaining
treatment. “