Rasouli Decision Imminent…

With the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in the Rasouli case only a day away, it is worth while reviewing some of the following resources to put the issue into context:

1. Hawryluck L, Sibbald R, Chidwick P. The Standard of Care and conflicts at the End of Life in critical care: Lessons from medical-legal crossroads and the role of a quasi-judicial tribunal in decision-making. J Crit Care. 2013 Jul 25. doi:pii: S0883-9441(13)00191-3. 10.1016/j.jcrc.2013.06.016. [Epub ahead of print]

2. HCQC position statement on consent 

3. HCQC position statement on medical indication 

4. Court cases on end of life