DWD board member Ruth von Fuchs has been closely following the Carter Case through the live webcast. Here are some notes and comments from Ruth about the day. Ruth Von Fuchs comments are italized and in [ ] brackets.
Tucker spent some time on the risks of error in decision-making by patients and doctors. Would there need to be a higher standard (i.e., less tolerance of risk) when death was expected to follow from the administration of a drug, instead of from the unimpeded progression of the patient’s disease?