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The Right to Refuse Medical Treatment

Grey Matters: Elderly patients have right to refuse medical treatment

By Wanda Morris

My father-in-law was a bit of a rascal. Dad, as he asked me to call him, knew how to have fun.

I remember hearing how he “borrowed” a tank to impress a girl during his time with the British Army in Egypt before the war. He might have gotten away with it, too, except he drove the tank into a low bridge which didn’t survive the impact. Dad was busted from sergeant to private, losing two stripes and a chunk of his paycheque.

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