Today, I attended an elderly patient's funeral. He died of a heart attack after his daughter, as his carer, stopped all of his meds in favour of a half-cup of garlic a day. Apparently she'd "read an article" about the healing power of garlic, which trumped my 6-year degree. FML

by Saddoc / 07/26/2013 at 3:58am / Australia (Western Australia) / Health

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  • I feel terrible for the elderly man. I couldn't imagine eating a half-cup of garlic a day. That in itself is torture.

    #3 - On 07/26/2013 at 10:09am by Welshite

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  • Does Australia have anything on criminally negligent homicide?

    #8 - On 07/26/2013 at 10:13am by Schiffy

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