What happens when a patient says, 'Doc, help me die'
Updated 1149 GMT (1949 HKT) March 20, 2018
This piece is the third part of a CNN Opinion series, "What it's like to be me," which explores the personal struggles Americans face at a time of profound social change. E. Wesley Ely is a physician and the Grant. W. Liddle Professor of Medicine and Critical Care at Vanderbilt University, Tennessee Valley VA GRECC, and the founder of the Vanderbilt ICU Delirium and Cognitive Impairment Study Group. The views expressed here are solely his.
(CNN)"But can't you help me die, Doc?"