The new Israeli Law "The Dying Patient" and Relief of Suffering Units.

@article{Aminoff2007TheNI,
  title={The new Israeli Law "The Dying Patient" and Relief of Suffering Units.},
  author={Bechor Zvi Aminoff},
  journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={54-8}
}
The new Israeli Law "The Dying Patient" provides avenues for possible medical, ethical, and Halachic (Jewish religious law) solutions in view of the complexity of the treatment of an end-stage dementia patient. The establishment of a hospice-like setting for dementia patients in Israel, based on palliative treatment only, similar to the Jewish hospices in the United States, is extremely important. This article proposes a new, alternative approach and setting for patients with end-stage dementia… CONTINUE READING

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