7/12/14 – Gurvey’s Law 790 KABC

On Saturday 7/12/14 Gurvey’s Law on Talk Radio 790 KABC had a very powerful and sensitive topic on air with their listeners. Alan Gurvey and Kerri Kasem discussed the difficult decisions that may need to be made at the end of a person’s life.  Kerri spoke about her own personal experiences with the decision to stop nutrition and hydration for her father Casey Kasem.  Special guests, elder law attorney, Martha Patterson, discusses the potential legal issues involved, while pain medicine specialist, Dr. Lawrence Miller, talks about the potential medical issues.  Alan also reflects back on his studies of biomedical ethics at Brown University bringing to light philosophical issues concerning “killing vs. letting die”.   The discussion included the rights of the patient, the rights of family members, the rights of doctors and hospitals, the costs of keeping people alive, the “Do Not Resuscitate” directive, and legally protecting your rights before the day comes.  This episode of Gurvey’s Law aired on Saturday 7/12/14 from 2:00pm-3:00pm on Talk Radio 790 KABC.

 

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