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    Theresa A Soriano, MD, MPH

    • Disability Discrimination: A Doctor’s View

      Posted on July 19, 2012

      This is the third commentary about “Comfort Care as Denial of Personhood,” a powerful essay in the July-August Hastings Center Reportthat describes a chilling encounter between a physician and a seriously ill disabled patient.  The author, William J. Peace, who has been paralyzed from the waist down since 1978, was hospitalized two years ago with a large, grossly infected stage four… Read more

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