Re: EMERGENCY: Please help

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Mon, 30 Nov 1998 00:09:21 -0800

Kathryn Aegis wrote:

> I do have sympathy for the person who is mourning the loss of a relative.
> But the question of even trying to preserve someone this late after
> deanimation has become moot.
> But there is another question here: Can you cryopreserve someone without
> their prior consent? Could someone's family make arrangements without the
> knowledge of the person involved? Is it possible that a group of relatives
> could put Uncle Sid on ice even if he thought the whole idea was nuts?

> Kathryn Aegis

You don't need to consent to CPR. It is assumed you want life. . i.e. the presumption is life... you must make your wishes know before you die in opposition to life saving measures.