And so it is that, a month later, Hallgarten once again appears on screen before me, this time via Zoom. Is he feeling better? “I’m not as strong as I used to be,” he says. “But I’m getting there.” Is it unnerving to be one of those who made it? He laughs. “I feel pretty good about it, actually. I was lucky. I had doctors who, not withstanding my age [he is 88], decided to keep me on the recovery programme. They recognised early on that I wasn’t going to be a damn nuisance, because I had a DNR [do not resuscitate order] and the papers.” Did he, once he’d been admitted to hospital, feel certain about his DNR? “Absolutely. I don’t know if people realise what ventilation involves. It’s not just watching hospital dramas, people jumping up and down, the patient recovering. From the beginning, we saw how awful it was. And I would probably have had no quality of life afterwards, so what would have been the point? … [Read more...] about Is there a better way to die?
Hawaiian saying when someone dies
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