Passive euthanasia in India

Passive euthanasia: How a living will can be made and executed in India


Most doctors never undergo some treatments. They may “sell” these treatments to their patients or administer them if requested, but they don’t take most such treatments when their own time comes.

The trade-off in the end is “life of quality, not just quantity”. We don’t talk enough about these things and that means we end up with chaotic situations and huge disagreements.

The best advice during the last 4.5 months came from Dr Col Ranga Rao of Paras advised living at home and maximising the quality of life – and if there are strong symptoms, looking for a remedy (generally radiotherapy).

How doctors die. It’s not like the rest of us, but it should be



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