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Keeping Granny on Life Support for the Money

Posted Dec 31 2009 4:22am
Surrogates are sometimes motivated by non-patient-centered reasons to keep a patient on life support.  Perhaps the patient was the recipient of some pension or government support check upon which the surrogate was dependent.  The death of the patient would spell the end of the income stream.  Of course, without specific patient consent, such selfish surrogates should be replaced.   Here, at the
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