July 9, 2017

Dr Roop Gursahani is a Consultant Neurologist at P.D. Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai. He was part of the medical panel advising the Supreme Court in the Aruna Shanbaug case. He is a member of the steering committee of End-of-life-care in India

May 9, 2017

The broader term end of life care includes several ways of reasonable treatment limitation. The decisions like DNR, withholding and withdrawn has been an everyday practise in the western world for the last 30 years. 75-90 percent of those dying in the ICU's of Europe and America do so with a treatment limiting decision and contrast this with India where hardly any have this well documented decision making.

July 11, 2016

The Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM), Indian Academy of Neurology (IAN) and Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC) have come together to form an End of Life Care in India task-force (ELICIT) to develop an alternative draft bill to the one proposed by the health ministry. The ministry made public the draft Medical Treatment of Terminally-Ill Patients (Protection of Patients and Medical Practitioners) Bill, 2016 in May with June 19 as the l...

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