Elderly and frail patients should be allowed to die, says cardiologist

Elderly and frail patients should be allowed to die, says cardiologist

Hospitals resuscitate too many elderly people because society does not see enough death and accept we are mortal, a leading cardiologist has said.

Elderly people who are frail and suffering from dementia are routinely given a number of medical interventions in hospitals such as statins, aspirins and flu jabs which are designed to prolong life – but not necessarily improve it.

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