Bhatia Hospital death puts spotlight on euthanasia law
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On March 31, 67-year-old Ramesh Nathwani died at Tardeo’s Bhatia Hospital following a cardiac arrest. He was in the hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU) as a result of septicemia he had suffered after an amputation. Mr. Nathwani's relatives claim that they had requested doctors to take him off the ventilator after two doctors (not attached to Bhatia) opined that his chances of survival are slim. The hospital authorities, quoting the absence of an all-encompassing euthanasia law in India, refused to pull the plug.....

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