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Patient’s right to informed dissent

MIGHT HAVE TO BE DECLARED . . . IN WRITING!

By AL Whitney © copyround 2017
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Last January 2017 a close family relative suffered a serious medical emergency requiring hospitalization. His condition was so critical his kidneys shut down. While in the hospital he was given extremely potent drugs in an attempt to stop life threatening abnormal heart beats. A week later his wife received a letter from his cardiologist’s office informing of the need to monitor his liver function via blood tests after his release. The drug he was receiving that required monitoring was Amiodarone.

We researched Amiodarone online and were shocked by what we discovered.

Amiodarone had been approved by the FDA WITHOUT ANY clinical trials.[1] In fact, the FDA had issued an alert in 2005 warning that it could cause severe (even lethal) pulmonary and or liver conditions and that it could worsen the arrhythmias it was being used to treat.[2] My relative’s cardiologist HAD NOT disclosed these all important facts to him or to his family. The drug was continued even though his chest x-rays revealed that he had newly developed pulmonary “infiltrates”, a lowered oxygen saturation level and was experiencing bouts of shortness of breath. When I informed my sick relative of these side effects, he discontinued the Amiodarone himself.

Then in February the same close family relative developed a post surgical blood clot. His doctor asked him to choose a blood thinning drug. Here are the choices he was given. They were written on the white board in his hospital room:

By offering him three choices, the physician put both the decision and the liability onto him. The fact that both Xarelto & Eliquis have a common side effect of increasing blood creatinine – when his poorly functioning kidneys were already causing his creatinine level to be abnormally high – was neither considered nor revealed. If his choice resulted in his death, it could be said that he had been fully informed (which he had not), had consented (had chosen), and was therefore personally responsible for the outcome.

As the info provided to him by his physician was sketchy at best and he was in the hospital without access to detailed information about these drugs, I did the investigation for him. After reviewing the information I gave him, he chose Coumadin as it was the only one of the three with an anecdote – Vitamin K – and the only one without risk of increased damage to his already injured kidneys.

[My relative took the Coumadin for 10 weeks. Fortunately, he had no new blood clots, no incidence of bleeding, and his creatinine level did not worsen.]

While the American Hospital Association claims that all patients have the right to “informed consent”[3], they don’t disclose that the patient must inform himself of the benefits and risks prior to consenting or dissenting. This lack of reliable information regarding treatment risks also occurs across the country when it comes to vaccines and their many potential (even life threatening) adverse reactions. Continue reading

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Open letter from a Grandmother to her daughters regarding Gardasil

by AL Whitney (C) copyright 2013
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Dear Family,

vaccine1As you all know, I am madly in love with your children. Their health and their future is of the utmost importance to me. In fact, there is nothing more important to me than their future well being.

That said, we need to talk.

As you all know your father and I have been closely involved in the medical profession for most of our adult lives. During the past 40 years we have observed – from front row seats – many changes in how medicine is practiced.

As a reminder, here is a brief synopsis of your father’s medical career:

  • Was a resident in internal medicine for 18 months
  • Completed a three year residency in anatomic pathology
  • Taught medical school for seven years
  • Did a residency in general practice, passed the necessary exam and became a Board Certified physician in Family Medicine
  • Worked for the OSU urgent care clinic system for fourteen years
  • Took many many hours of continuing medical education

And here is mine:
I started my medical career as a hospital billing clerk. Then I was trained at Northwestern University in Chicago in Respiratory Therapy, did an internship-period at the University of Chicago, passed both a written and an oral exam to become a Registered Respiratory Therapist, was a supervisor in a hospital RT dept, and taught both advanced and basic life support.  My last job in the profession was as a secretary for your father.

Your father and I have had many discussions regarding the medical profession over the years, as you know. It is safe to say that both of us were well trained and indoctrinated in the ‘field of medicine’ which sadly has now become an ‘industry’.  Doctors speak out: healthcare has been reduced to a money making factory

In 2009 the H1N1 ‘pandemic’ caught my attention and I started doing independent research regarding vaccines. I made many rather uncomfortable discoveries which were impossible to ignore. To share these discoveries – which few if any others were researching in Ohio – I started a web site: For Ohioans Not only did I learn about vaccines, I learned a lot about our so-called government.

What I discovered shouldn’t shock you too much, but hopefully will help you understand my grave concerns regarding the health and safety of your children (my much adored grandchildren) when you put them in the hands of the medical-industrial complex.

Here are the highlights of my discoveries:
1) Over the past 40 years Big Pharma and big corporate medical enterprises – like OhioHealth and OSU – have colluded to change medicine into a massive for-profit enterprise. This for-profit enterprise system includes the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). All three are listed as private for-profit corporations on Dunn and Bradstreet.

2) Physicians are trained during medical school to respect these ‘institutions’ (FDA, CDC, & NIH) and most never challenge this indoctrination. They naively rely on these quasi government ‘institutions’ for accurate information regarding the safety and effectiveness of drugs and therapies. The assumptions our well indoctrinated physicians make about these mammoth (for profit) agencies are false, dangerous and many times deadly to their patients. For example, the CDC establishes recommendations for the administration of vaccines. But, who is in charge of the CDC? Here is a brief handout explaining how Big Pharma controls both the CDC and the World Health Organization.

3) To understand the vaccine issue, it is also important to know that Congress gave Big Pharma total immunity from any liability regarding vaccine injuries (including death) back in 1982. Immediately thereafter, the number of vaccines produced and recommended to physicians rose astronomically. Vaccine Schedule

You are all wise enough to recognize the following tragic reality that now faces all Americans: health and wellness are NOT profitable for the medical industry – illness, particularly chronic illness, is.

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Doctors Speak Out

HEALTHCARE HAS BEEN REDUCED TO A MONEY MAKING FACTORY

October 16, 2011
S.L. Baker, NaturalNews.com

[Doctor’s speak out against the ‘Corporation’ business model in medicine.]

Two doctors from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard’s teaching hospital, have taken an unusual step for the medical profession. These courageous physicians are speaking out about today’s healthcare system which emphasizes money over individualized patient care.

In an article just published in The New England Journal of Medicine, Pamela Hartzband, MD, and Jerome Groopman,MD, are blunt about their frustration with a system that has “reduced medicine to economics.” In fact, they go so far as to say hospitals have been turned into “factories” that reduce clinical encounters between a patient and doctor into simply “economic transactions.”

“Patients are no longer patients, but rather customers or consumers. Doctors and nurses have transmuted into providers,” Pamela Hartzband, MD, and Jerome Groopman MD, wrote. “We are in the midst of an economic crisis and efforts to reform the health care system have centered on controlling spiraling costs. To that end, many economists and policy makers have proposed that patient care should be industrialized and standardized. Hospitals and clinics should be run like modern factories and archaic terms like doctor, nurse and patient must therefore be replaced with terminology that fits this new order.”

One of the problems, according to Dr. Hartzband and Dr. Groopman, is that the knowledge physicians and nurses have and should be able to use to help patients individually is getting lost. Instead, the current “factory” system of medicine values prepackaged, off-the-shelf solutions that substitute “evidence-based practice” for “clinical judgment.”

Simply put, healthcare providers are no longer expected to spend time carefully considering patients as individuals and using their experience to make the best decisions for specific people and their health problems. Instead, doctors and nurses are supposed to offer a cookie cutter approach that moves patients through the system quickly as though they were things to be processed on a conveyor belt, not complex human beings to be treated as individuals.

“Reducing medicine to economics makes a mockery of the bond between the healer and the sick,” the doctors wrote in their article. “For centuries doctors who were mercenary were publicly castigated. Such doctors betrayed their calling. Should we now be celebrating the doctor whose practice, like a successful business, maximizes profits from customers?”
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Growing Fascism in Medicine

AL Whitney (C) copyright 2011 Permission is granted for redistribution if linked to original and the AntiCorruption Society is acknowledged

BOTH OUR LOCAL HOSPITALS AND OUR PHYSICIANS HAVE BEEN ‘CORPORATIZED’!

While many people are distracted with other issues, globalization (corporatization) is being rolled out right in front of our eyes – in our local hospitals and at our local doctor’s offices! It has been done using the ploy of Real and Stated goals. The Corporatocracy is the model of globalization.  (See Illumicorp)

Specifically, the following is about the globalist’s agenda for health care.  While the Ohio State University Med Center and Central Ohio are the focus of this exposé, there is little doubt that this scenario is playing out across the country.


Some of the global agenda for medicine was exposed back in 1969 by a Pediatrician, Dr Richard Day, in Pittsburgh, PA: New World Order Plans Exposed by Insider in 1969 

The plans Dr. Day described can’t really be ignored because so many of them have already been implemented all over Central Ohio due to the willingness of local government, corporations and non-profit organizations to take grant money to institute them. This is how it is achieved: grants are offered for ‘stated’ goals (like increased ‘security’ or increased ‘efficiency’) – which are just for public consumption – at the same time there are the ‘real’ goals (control) – which are for agenda implementation.

Excerpts from New World Order Plans Exposed by Insider in italics:

THE REAL AND THE STATED GOALS
Another comment that was repeated from time to time, particularly in relation to changing laws and customs was, “Everything has two purposes. One is the ostensible purpose which will make it acceptable to people and second is the real purpose which would further the goals of establishing the new system.”

Every single grant has a REAL and a STATED goal. And people are so naive (or greedy) they don’t see or acknowledge this fact. Therefore the globalist’s agenda keeps getting advanced right here in Central Ohio. OSU Med Center is a classic example.

PLANNING THE CONTROL OVER MEDICINE

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