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Is CPR overused? When is it ok for doctors to let someone die?

Will the cost of senior care in Canada one day break the bank? Probably not, contrary to common perceptions.

When is it ok for doctors to let someone die? When is it ok for doctors to let someone die?
By Charles J. Wright

The long overdue public, medical, legal and political debate on end-of-life care is now well underway in Canada. Medical journals and the general press are commenting regularly on the subject…