Survey doesn’t show doctors’ views – NZMA

first_imgRadio NZ News 14 July 2015Nearly 12 percent of general practitioners surveyed by the magazine New Zealand Doctor say they have helped a terminally ill person die.But the New Zealand Medical Association says the survey does not reflect doctors’ views.Thirteen of the 110 GPs who responded to the survey by New Zealand Doctor and IMS FaxHealth said they had intervened to help a terminally ill and suffering patient to die.Nearly 41 percent of survey respondents said they had been asked to help end a patient’s life by relatives.There was a fairly even split on questions about whether doctors should help terminally ill people to die, and on whether a law change was needed.New Zealand Medical Association chair Stephen Child told Nine to Noon the survey did not represent the views of doctors on euthanasia.http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/278712/survey-doesn’t-show-doctors’-views-nzmalast_img read more

Ison Leads Zach Johnson Invitational Through 36 Holes

first_imgStory Links Ison’s even par, 142 (71-71), put him on top of the individual leaderboard. He fired a 71 to begin the day and then answered that with the best round of the afternoon, 71, in winder and tougher conditions. Sophomore Kyle MacDonald bounced back from shooting to a 79 in the opening round to register a one-over par 72 for a total score of 151 (79-72) and is tied for 21st-place. Junior Arjun Reddy is a stroke behind MacDonald with a score of 152 (75-77) and is tied for 25th-place. Fellow Junior Jack Kennedy tallied a 153 (75-78), while freshman Tim Lim recorded a 154 (74-80) to round out the team’s effort. WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Senior Drew Ison is even par through 36-holes to lead the Drake University men’s golf team on the first day of the Zach Johnson Invitational Monday at the Glen Oaks Country Club. The Bulldogs started the day recording a 295 and then registered a 298 to end the day in third-place (593). Drake trails first-place South Dakota by seven strokes (586) and second-place Indian Hills CC by six strokes (587). Sophomore Chase Wicklund, who is playing as an individual, is tied for fifth-place after shooting a career-best 68 to start the day then carding a 77 for total score of 145. The Bulldogs and the rest of the 11-team field will wrap up the Zach Johnson Invitational with the final 18-holes on Tuesday at 9 a.m. Print Friendly Version Zach Johnson Day 1 Results last_img read more