Interactions between Orthodox Jewish patients at the end of life and medical practitioners are frequently difficult. Orthodox Jewish law places a great emphasis on extending life, and many Orthodox Jews assume - sometimes incorrectly - that they must pursue aggressive care under all circumstances according to Jewish law.
Orthodox Jewish law places a great emphasis on extending life, and many Orthodox Jews, sometimes incorrectly assume they must pursue aggressive treatment in all circumstances according to Jewish law.
Title: Advanced Illness and Orthodox Jewish Law: Approaches to Communication and Medical Decision Making
Publication date 2013-11-01
Publication Year 2013
Center for Jewish End of Life Care
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