Tag: "Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment"

Lives 'Unworthy of Being Lived' and POLST

Lives ‘Unworthy of Being Lived’ and POLST


Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) has taken another well-deserved hit. The Wisconsin Catholic bishops have issued a brilliant statement entitled “Upholding the Dignity of Human Life.”  In this statement, the bishops make clear that the POLST form has serious problems, outlining them as follows: The POLST document raises concerns as to whether it accurately […]