The Illusion of Control and the Sense of Responsibility

(Visit: More than 2 million people die every year in the United States, almost always in the presence of life-sustaining medical technology. Sometimes the choices posed by medical technology make death the least worst alternative. Yet, choosing death, or letting go, is often a painful and contentious business. Bioethicist Dr. Stuart Youngner, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, explores some of the ways our society and others are coping with this unavoidable dilemma. Series: “Walter H. Capps Center Series” [9/2014] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 28474]