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    Hospital’s Bid to Perform Leg Amputation Upheld

    By Dominique A. Penson

    A reminder why it’s so important to designate a health care proxy for yourself A Brooklyn appellate panel said doctors at North Shore LIJ/Forest Hills Hospital adequately showed they had to perform a leg amputation on a woman with mental health issues, despite her objections. The hospital petitioned for court permission to perform the below-the-knee […]

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